inessential

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adjective in·es·sen·tial \ˌi-nə-ˈsen(t)-shəl\

Definition of inessential

  1. 1 :  having no essence

  2. 2 :  not essential :  unessential

inessential

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Examples of inessential in a sentence

  1. <he writes very spare prose, with nary an inessential word to be found>

1677

First Known Use of inessential

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INESSENTIAL Defined for English Language Learners

inessential

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adjective in·es·sen·tial \ˌi-nə-ˈsen(t)-shəl\

Definition of inessential for English Language Learners

  • : not needed : not essential



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