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English adjective: inessential

1. inessential not basic or fundamental


Synonymsunessential


Similaraccessorial, adscititious, incidental, nonessential


See alsodispensable, expendable, extrinsic, secondary, unimportant, unnecessary, unneeded


Attributeessentiality, essentialness


Antonymsessential

2. inessential not absolutely necessary


Similarunnecessary, unneeded


Antonymsnecessary


English noun: inessential

1. inessential (object) anything that is not essential


SamplesThey discarded all their inessentials.


Synonymsnonessential


Broader (hypernym)thing


Narrower (hyponym)adjunct


Antonymsessential, necessary, requisite, necessity, requirement









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