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Meaning of NONESSENTIAL

Pronunciation:  `nâni'senshul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  anything that is not essential; "they discarded all their inessentials"
  2. [adj]  not of prime or central importance; "nonessential to the integral meanings of poetry"- Pubs.MLA
 

NONESSENTIAL is a 12 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: incidental, inessential, inessential, unessential
 
 Antonyms: essential, necessary, necessity, requirement, requisite
 
 See Also: adjunct, entity, physical thing

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Non`es*sen"tial\, a.
    Not essential.
    
    
  2. \Non`es*sen"tial\, n.
    A thing not essential.
    
    
 
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