Definition of Inessential

1. Noun. Anything that is not essential. "They discarded all their inessentials"

Exact synonyms: Nonessential
Generic synonyms: Thing
Specialized synonyms: Adjunct
Antonyms: Essential
Derivative terms: Nonessential



2. Adjective. Not basic or fundamental.

3. Adjective. Not absolutely necessary.
Similar to: Unnecessary, Unneeded

Definition of Inessential

1. a. Having no essence or being.

Definition of Inessential

1. Adjective. not essential ¹

2. Adjective. lacking essence or being ¹

3. Noun. (context: often in plural) Something that is not essential ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Inessential

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inessential

inescapabilities
inescapability
inescapable
inescapableness
inescapably
inescate
inescated
inescates
inescating
inescation
inescations
inesculent
inescutcheon
inescutcheons
inesite
inessential (current term)
inessentiality
inessentially
inessentials
inessive
inessive case
inessive cases
inessives
inesthetic
inestimable
inestimably
inevasible
inevidence
inevident
inevitabilities

Literary usage of Inessential

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1. Organic Evolution as the Result of the Inheritance of Acquired Characters by Gustave Heinrich Theodor Eimer, Theodor Eimer (1890)
"CHARACTERS WHICH ARE inessential (INDIFFERENT) TO THE LIFE OF THE ORGANISM I once devoted myself for a long time to the study of the siliceous sponges. ..."

2. Principles of the Algebra of Logic: With Examples by Alexander Macfarlane (1879)
"Dependent of inessential is inessential. 6. inessential of dependent is inessential. 7. Repugnant of alternative is dependent. 8. ..."

3. Syllabus of a Proposed System of Logic by Augustus De Morgan (1860)
"Essential is either dependent or independent Dependent is either essential or inessential Repugnant is either alternative or ..."

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