incidental

incidental

/ɪnsɪˈdɛnt(ə)l/
adjective
1 Happening as a minor accompaniment to something else.
1.1 Occurring by chance in connection with something else.
2 incidental to – Happening as a result of (an activity)
noun
usually incidentals
An incidental expense, event, etc.

Origin
Early 17th century originally from medieval Latin incidentalis, from Latin incident- ‘falling upon, happening to’ (from the verb incidere).

==========

The illustrations added to these definitions are incidental, in spite of their frequent use.

Image

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s