Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun parenthetical

1 sense of parenthetical

Sense 1
parenthetical expression, parenthetical -- (an expression in parentheses; "his writing was full of parentheticals")
       => adjunct -- (a construction that can be used to extend the meaning of a word or phrase but is not one of the main constituents of a sentence)

Antonyms of adj parenthetical

1 sense of parenthetical

Sense 1
parenthetic, parenthetical -- (qualifying or explaining; placed or as if placed in parentheses; "parenthetical remarks")

INDIRECT (VIA incidental) -> basic -- (pertaining to or constituting a base or basis; "a basic fact"; "the basic ingredients"; "basic changes in public opinion occur because of changes in priorities")

Similarity of adj parenthetical

1 sense of parenthetical

Sense 1
parenthetic, parenthetical -- (qualifying or explaining; placed or as if placed in parentheses; "parenthetical remarks")
       => incidental (vs. basic), incident -- ((sometimes followed by `to') minor or casual or subordinate in significance or nature or occurring as a chance concomitant or consequence; "incidental expenses"; "the road will bring other incidental advantages"; "extra duties incidental to the job"; "labor problems incidental to a rapid expansion"; "confusion incidental to a quick change")

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