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inessential

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of inessential

  1. not needed by the circumstances or to accomplish an end <he writes very spare prose, with nary an inessential word to be found> Synonyms dispensable, gratuitous, unnecessary, needless, nonessential, uncalled-for, unessential, unwarrantedRelated Words discretionary, elective, optional; extra, extraneous, irrelative, irrelevant, redundant, superfluousNear Antonyms all-important, crucial, important, vital; imperative, pressing, urgentAntonyms essential, indispensable, necessary, needed, needful, required




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to lessen in amount, effect, or force

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