incidental

Part of speech: adverb

Incidentally.

Part of speech: adjective

Occurring in the course of something else; contingent.

Part of speech: adjective

Happening without regularity or design; casual; occasional.

Part of speech: noun

Something incidental.

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Usage examples "incidental":

  1. My women, who threw all their cares upon their mistress, set their minds at ease from the time when they saw me treated with respect, and gave themselves up to the incidental alleviations of our fatigue without solicitude or sorrow. - "Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia", Samuel Johnson.
  2. It will involve the organisation and mobilisation of all the material resources of the country to supply the materials of war and serve the incidental needs of the nation in the most abundant and yet the most economical and efficient way possible. - "Germany, The Next Republic?", Carl W. Ackerman.
  3. Here they insist that it shall be incidental. - "The Precipice", Elia Wilkinson Peattie.