Relevance vs Relativity - What's the difference?

relevance | relativity |


As nouns the difference between relevance and relativity

is that relevance is the property or state of being relevant or pertinent while relativity is the state of being relative to something else.

relevance

English

Alternative forms

* relevancy (much less common)

Noun

(en-noun)
  • The property or state of being relevant or pertinent.
  • Synonyms

    * bearing * pertinence

    Antonyms

    * irrelevance

    relativity

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia relativity) (-)
  • The state of being relative to something else.
  • (physics) The principle that the laws of physics should be the same for all observers.
  • (relativity) Either of two theories (special relativity or general relativity) developed by German-American physicist . Also called Einsteinian relativity .