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synonyms for dispensable

  • disposable
  • excessive
  • expendable
  • minor
  • needless
  • nonessential
  • removable
  • superfluous
  • trivial
  • unimportant
  • unnecessary
  • unrequired
  • useless
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antonyms for dispensable

MOST RELEVANT
  • indispensable
  • irreplaceable
  • necessary
  • needed
  • useful
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How to use dispensable in a sentence

Many parents cannot afford to take unpaid leave, and those who do take time off often feel pressure to return to work or worry that they will seem dispensable.
THESE MOTHERS WANTED TO CARE FOR THEIR KIDS AND KEEP THEIR JOBS. NOW THEY'RE SUING AFTER BEING FIREDELIANA DOCKTERMANMARCH 3, 2021TIME
By the time we crawled into sleeping-bags, everything dispensable was piled alongside the depot-flag.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
And deferentially he stood waiting, but as if conscious of being dispensable, to be asked to take her home.
THE CONQUEST OF ROMEMATILDE SERAO
We are thus once more reminded of the distinction between essential or unavoidable relational concepts and the dispensable type.
LANGUAGEEDWARD SAPIR
It did not seem to me profitable to be killed for the sake of a sentiment which seemed weak and dispensable.
THE O'RUDDYSTEPHEN CRANE
The baron, my galling and dispensable old Hohenfels, would have arrived and scolded.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE, VOL. 12, NO. 32, NOVEMBER, 1873VARIOUS
There was no middle course between coveting a woman and neglecting her as entirely dispensable.
THE KINGDOM ROUND THE CORNERCONINGSBY DAWSON
The white man's last dispensable possession had gone as a reward for the service.
TERRYCHARLES GOFF THOMSON
In commanding contrast to his first circular, this fairly seems to crowd out every dispensable expression.
LINCOLN, THE POLITICIANT. AARON LEVY
He believes that what is dispensable by the one, without loss, is dispensable by the other.
A GRAMMAR OF FREETHOUGHTCHAPMAN COHEN
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WORDS RELATED TO DISPENSABLE

  • dispensable
  • disposable
  • excess
  • inessential
  • nonessential
  • replaceable
  • superfluous
  • unimportant
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.