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Another word for accidental

  1. Occurring unexpectedly

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Synonym Study

  • Adventitious refers to that which is added extrinsically and connotes a lack of essential connection
  • Incidental emphasizes the nonessential or secondary nature of something incidental expenses
  • Casual describes the unpremeditated, random, or irregular quality of something a casual remark, a casual visit or its informality casual clothes
  • Fortuitous , which frequently suggests a complete absence of cause, now usually refers to chance events of a fortunate nature
  • Accidental describes that which occurs by chance an accidental encounter or outside the normal course of events an accidental attribute