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Meaning of INESSENTIAL

Pronunciation:  `ini'senshul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  anything that is not essential; "they discarded all their inessentials"
  2. [adj]  not basic or fundamental
  3. [adj]  not absolutely necessary
 

INESSENTIAL is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: complemental, complementary, completing, incidental, nonessential, nonessential, unessential
 
 Antonyms: essential, essential, necessary, necessity, requirement, requisite
 
 See Also: adjunct, dispensable, entity, expendable, extrinsic, physical thing, secondary, unimportant, unnecessary, unneeded

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`es*sen"tial\, a. [Pref. in- not + essential: cf.
F. inessentiel.]
1. Having no essence or being. --H. Brooke.

         The womb of inessential Naught.       --Shelley.

2. Not essential; unessential.

 

 

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