|1.||[ adjective ] associated by chance and not an integral part|
"poetry is something to which words are the accidental, not by any means the essential form"- Frederick W. Robertson "was his misconduct adventitious or the result of a flaw in his character?"
|2.||[ adjective ] without intention; especially resulting from heedless action|
"with an inadvertent gesture she swept the vase off the table" "accidental poisoning" "an accidental shooting"
|3.||[ adjective ] occurring or appearing or singled out by chance|
"their accidental meeting led to a renewal of their friendship" "seek help from casual passers-by" "a casual meeting" "a chance occurrence"
|4.||[ noun ] (music) a notation that makes a note sharp or flat or natural although that is not part of the key signature|