noun. ['ˌɪˈrɛləvəns'] the lack of a relation of something to the matter at hand.
Words that Rhyme with Irrelevance
Example sentences of the word irrelevance
1. Noun, singular or mass
Yet the financial world does not always conform to the theory of dividend irrelevance.
Quotes containing the word irrelevance
1. Proof is boring. Proof is tiresome. Proof is an irrelevance. People would far rather be handed an easy lie than search for a difficult truth, especially if it suits their own purposes.
- Joe Abercrombie, Last Argument of Kings
2. Well, Diotallevi and I are planning a reform in higher education. A School of Comparative Irrelevance, where useless or impossibe courses are given. The school's aim is to turn out scholars capable of endlessly increasing the number of unnecessary subjects.
- Umberto Eco, Foucault's Pendulum