Definition of inessential
1 : having no essence
2 : not essential : unessential
Examples of inessential in a Sentence
he writes very spare prose, with nary an inessential word to be found
Recent Examples of inessential from the Web
The truth is, Jackson has been inessential for quite some time.
The version producer Iain Maclean has come up with — alongside director Gillies MacKinnon and screenwriter Peter McDougall — is light and likable, if ultimately inessential.
The group also did not say how many patents had been submitted for evaluation only to be deemed inessential.
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Definition of inessential for English Language Learners
: not needed : not essential
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