coincidentally, coincidently /koh in"si deuhnt lee/, adv.
/koh in'si den"tl/, adj.
1. happening by or resulting from coincidence; by chance: a coincidental meeting.
2. existing or occurring at the same time.
[1790-1800; COINCIDENT + -AL1]

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