HyperDic: inessential

English > 3 senses of the word inessential:
ADJECTIVEallinessential, unessentialnot basic or fundamental
allinessentialnot absolutely necessary
NOUNobjectinessential, nonessentialanything that is not essential
English > inessential: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot basic or fundamental.
Attribute ofessentiality, essentialnessBasic importance
NarroweraccessorialNonessential but helpful
incidental, nonessential, accidentalnot of prime or central importance
See alsodispensablecapable of being dispensed ... / dispensed ... / dispensed with or done without
expendableSuitable to be expended
extrinsicnot forming an essential part of a thing or arising or originating from the outside
secondaryOf second rank or importance or value
unimportantnot important
unnecessary, unneedednot necessary
OppositeessentialBasic and fundamental
Nounsinessentialitynot of basic importance
English > inessential: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot absolutely necessary.
Broaderunnecessary, unneedednot necessary
English > inessential: 3 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningAnything that is not essential.
Example"they discarded all their inessentials"
NarroweradjunctSomething added to another thing but not an essential part of it
BroaderthingA separate and self-contained entity
Oppositenecessity, essential, requirement, requisite, necessaryAnything indispensable / indispensable
Spanishno esencial
Catalanno essencial

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