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Adjective: inessential  ,i-ni'sen-shul
  1. Not absolutely necessary
  2. Not basic or fundamental
    - unessential
Noun: inessential  ,i-ni'sen-shul
  1. Anything that is not essential
    "they discarded all their inessentials";
    - nonessential

Derived forms: inessentials

See also: accessorial, accidental, adscititious, dispensable, essentiality, essentialness, expendable, extrinsic, incidental, nonessential, secondary, unimportant, unnecessary, unneeded

Type of: thing

Antonym: essential