unessential


un·es·sen·tial

adjective \ˌən-ə-ˈsen(t)-shəl\

Definition of UNESSENTIAL

1
:  not essential :  dispensable, unimportant
2
archaic :  void of essence :  insubstantial

Examples of UNESSENTIAL

  1. <don't pack any unessential items until we're sure we have room for everything we'll actually need>

First Known Use of UNESSENTIAL

circa 1656

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: unesteemed
Previous Word in the Dictionary: unessayed
All Words Near: unessential

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up unessential? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).