Example sentences for: irrelevant

How can you use “irrelevant” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The so-called diskette is a flat black square of rather tough plastic with a hole in the middle and an oblong slot on each of the flat sides; it is said to be 5¼ inches square, but that is a lie: as the only person who probably ever measured one of these things, I can tell you it is 5 3/16 inches square; that may seem irrelevant, but it is only the beginning of the Great Deception.

  • Since procedural niceties seem arbitrary and irrelevant to fact-finding, there is little motivation to enforce the rules, and people often find ways of bending rules that they regard as arbitrary and silly.

  • Another emotional, and largely irrelevant debate resulted from the use by the Oakland School Board of the word genetic to refer to Black English.

  • In fact, the entire system of shielding jurors from "irrelevant" information (like past convictions, in criminal trials) betrays a disturbing inconsistency.

  • Conspiracy theorists adopt the trappings of scholarship, touting irrelevant titles and credentials.


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