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ex·trin·sic

 (ĭk-strĭn′sĭk, -zĭk)
adj.
1. Not forming an essential or inherent part of a thing; extraneous.
2. Originating from the outside; external.

[Latin extrīnsecus, from outside : exter, outside; see exterior + -im, adv. suff. + secus, alongside; see sekw- in Indo-European roots.]

ex·trin′si·cal·ly adv.

extrinsic

(ɛkˈstrɪnsɪk)
adj
1. not contained or included within; extraneous
2. originating or acting from outside; external
[C16: from Late Latin extrinsecus (adj) outward, from Latin (adv) from without, on the outward side, from exter outward + secus alongside, related to sequī to follow]
exˈtrinsically adv

ex•trin•sic

(ɪkˈstrɪn sɪk, -zɪk)

adj.
1. not essential or inherent; extraneous: extrinsic facts.
2. being, operating, or coming from without: extrinsic influences.
3. (of a muscle or nerve) originating outside the anatomical limits of a part.
[1535–45; < Late Latin extrinsicus, adj. use of Latin extrinsecus (adv.) on the outside]
ex•trin′si•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.extrinsic - not forming an essential part of a thing or arising or originating from the outside; "extrinsic evidence"; "an extrinsic feature of the new building"; "that style is something extrinsic to the subject"; "looking for extrinsic aid"
inessential, unessential - not basic or fundamental
intrinsic, intrinsical - belonging to a thing by its very nature; "form was treated as something intrinsic, as the very essence of the thing"- John Dewey

extrinsic

adjective external, outside, exterior, foreign, imported, superficial, extraneous the extrinsic conditions which affect relationships

extrinsic

adjective
Not part of the essential nature of a thing:
Translations
extrinsisch
ekstrinsičanizvanjski

extrinsic

[eksˈtrɪnsɪk] ADJextrínseco

extrinsic

[ɪkˈstrɪnzɪk] adj (= external) [reasons, forces, factors] → extrinsèque

extrinsic

adjäußerlich; factor, reasonäußere(r, s); considerationsnicht hereinspielend

ex·trin·sic

a. extrínseco-a
___ musclemúsculo ___.
References in classic literature ?
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Class difference was the only difference, and class was extrinsic.
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As the first contribution, this paper treats Job Satisfaction as two components, Intrinsic and Extrinsic Satisfaction to identify the relative importance of both in the development of Turnover Intention.
The PVCT consists of 18 value statements; 12 statements are intrinsic and 6 are extrinsic.
As initially conceptualized, the Intrinsic Religious Orientation Scale records an adaptive attempt of individuals to sincerely live their faith, whereas the Extrinsic Religious Orientation Scale assesses an often more maladaptive use of religion to accomplish other ends (Allport & Ross, 1967).
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Since that time, the FDA lias been looking at a range of issues related to intrinsic and extrinsic contamination, with one of the primary questions being whether these products should be required to be manufactured sterile.
This study examined relationships between intrinsic and extrinsic religiosity, reasons for using Internet pornography, frequency of using Internet pornography during the last year, and the degree to which participants believed they were both confident in their efficacy and were willing to intervene to help prevent a sexual assault from occurring.