Definition of Dispensability

1. Noun. The quality possessed by something that you can get along without.

Exact synonyms: Dispensableness
Generic synonyms: Inessentiality
Attributes: Dispensable, Indispensable
Derivative terms: Dispensable, Dispensable
Antonyms: Indispensability, Indispensableness



Definition of Dispensability

1. Noun. The state of being dispensable ¹

2. Noun. The extent to which something is dispensable ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dispensability

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dispensability

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dispenders
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dispensability (current term)
dispensable
dispensableness
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dispensatorily

Literary usage of Dispensability

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1. Jurisdiction and Practice of Federal Courts: A Handbook for Practitioners by Charles P Williams (1917)
"dispensability of Party—Rule of Court. 8. Actions of a Local Nature. 9. Lien Upon or Claim to Property in District—Publication. 10. ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1912)
"... the dispensability of this papacy was strong in his mind before the schism. If it be remarked that it was this very man who labored to bring about the ..."

3. Thirty Years' View; Or, A History of the Working of the American Government by Thomas Hart Benton (1854)
"... and the in- dispensability of Mr. Calhoun's support, restrained Mr. Clay, and kept him quiet under this cutting taunt; but he took ample satisfaction ..."

4. The Theory of the Leisure Class: An Economic Study of Institutions by Thorstein Veblen (1912)
"... to substitute the " soulless " joint-stock corporation for the captain, and so they make also for the dispensability of the great leisure-class function ..."

5. The Harvey Lectures by Harvey Society of New York, New York Academy of Medicine (1915)
"There is an added reason why it has been practically impossible to solve conclusively the question of the dispensability of the true fats. ..."

6. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain). (1907)
"Morgan, T[homas] H. The dispensability of the constant action of gravity and of a centrifugal force in the development of the toad's egg. Anat. ..."

7. Selections and Essays by John Ruskin (1918)
"I have nothing to do with its possibility, but only with its in- dispensability. More than that must be possible, however, before you can have a school of ..."

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