Examples of dispensable in a Sentence
Computers have made typewriters dispensable.
Do you consider any of the staff to be dispensable?
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Kyle Walker was signed from Tottenham for £50m, an arrival that has proved successful, and Danilo was acquired for £26.5m having been deemed dispensable at Real Madrid.
Formed more than 20 years ago, Queens of the Stone Age is one of the few rock bands with a substantial following that’s managed to remain interesting and vital during a span in which rock has grown increasingly dull and dispensable.
Meanwhile, unboxing videos give our proxy hands access to a simulation of endless dispensable income, as the unboxer touches and feels the hottest new action figures and toy sets.
Unlike the heroin addicts creating today's opioid epidemic — which has had a disproportionate impact on white suburbanites and rural areas — black crack addicts were dispensable.
And when things have gone south for the Cavs in recent years, Love's name pops up in trade rumors and the narrative of him being dispensable cranks up again.
The Cavs had no interest the last time this came up, leaving the Clips in position to inherit Melo for someone dispensable such as Austin Rivers, the name floated the last time.
Matthews, 30, has two years left on his contract (2018 is a player option for $18.6 million) and is viewed by some as a dispensable piece for the Mavericks.
One of many tragic results of the Trump era may be to make America dispensable again.
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First Known Use of dispensable
Synonymsunnecessary, gratuitous, inessential, needless, nonessential, uncalled-for, unessential, unwarranted
Antonymsessential, indispensable, necessary, needed, needful, required
Related Wordsdiscretionary, elective, optional; extra, extraneous, irrelative, irrelevant, redundant, superfluous
Near Antonymsall-important, crucial, important, vital; imperative, pressing, urgent
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