Extraneous in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Extraneous

not essential or coming from the outside

Examples of Extraneous in a sentence

Because of so many extraneous details in the instructions, Dad wasn’t able to put the toy together in time for Christmas morning.  🔊

If you slip off your diet, the extraneous calories will make you gain all the weight you lost.  🔊

The extraneous noise from the street was keeping us awake all night, so we moved to a different apartment.  🔊

This author seems more interested in impressing his readers than entertaining them; all the extraneous words make this book very tedious.  🔊

If you want to get a good night’s sleep, it’s important to remove any extraneous light and sound from the area.  🔊

There was so much extraneous information in the report that it was impossible to weed out what was valuable and what was garbage.  🔊

The speaker had to keep pausing to wait for the extraneous conversation to settle down.  🔊

I always check my credit card bills for extraneous charges.  🔊

The team received a penalty because there were two extraneous players on the field.  🔊

If you have any extraneous money after you’ve taken care of the month’s bills, you should consider investing it or putting it into savings.  🔊

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