co|in|ci|den|tal|ly [ kou,ınsı`dentli ] adverb
used for saying that something happens by chance:
Coincidentally, she lives next door to my mother.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • coincidentally — 1837, from coincidental (c.1800), from COINCIDENT (Cf. coincident) + AL (Cf. al) (1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • coincidentally — [[t]ko͟ʊɪnsɪde̱ntli[/t]] ADV: usu ADV with cl/group, also ADV before v You use coincidentally when you want to draw attention to a coincidence. Coincidentally, I had once found myself in a similar situation... They immediately got in touch with… …   English dictionary

  • coincidentally — adverb Date: 1837 1. in a coincidental manner ; by coincidence < lonely singles who meet coincidentally and click People > 2. it is or seems coincidental that < coincidentally, the dog died exactly one year after his owner did > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • coincidentally — UK [kəʊˌɪnsɪˈdent(ə)lɪ] / US [koʊˌɪnsɪˈdent(ə)lɪ] adverb used for saying that something happens by chance Coincidentally, she lives next door to my mother …   English dictionary

  • coincidentally — coincidence ► NOUN 1) a remarkable concurrence of events or circumstances without apparent causal connection. 2) correspondence in nature or in time of occurrence. DERIVATIVES coincident adjective coincidental adjective coincidentally adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • coincidentally — See coincidental. * * * …   Universalium

  • coincidentally — adverb In a coincidental manner …   Wiktionary

  • coincidentally — adv. fortuitously, by chance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • coincidentally — co·in·ci·den·tal·ly …   English syllables

  • coincidentally — adverb happening at the same time • Syn: ↑coincidently • Derived from adjective: ↑coincident (for: ↑coincidently), ↑coincidental …   Useful english dictionary

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