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synonyms for inessential

  • accidental
  • chance
  • excess
  • needless
  • nonessential
  • prodigal
  • surplus
  • undesirable
  • unessential
  • wanton
  • additional
  • avoidable
  • beside the point
  • casual
  • causeless
  • dispensable
  • exorbitant
  • expendable
  • extraneous
  • extrinsic
  • fortuitous
  • futile
  • gratuitous
  • haphazard
  • irrelevant
  • lavish
  • noncompulsory
  • optional
  • profuse
  • random
  • redundant
  • supererogatory
  • superfluous
  • uncalled-for
  • uncritical
  • unneeded
  • unrequired
  • useless
  • worthless
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antonyms for inessential

MOST RELEVANT
  • careful
  • designed
  • essential
  • necessary
  • needed
  • planned
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How to use inessential in a sentence

Critics claimed pharmaceutical companies engaged in manipulative marketing, pushed “inessential” medications and charged astronomically high drug prices, especially in the global South.
ACTIVISM IS THE KEY TO GETTING VACCINES TO THE WORLDPAUL ADLERAPRIL 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It is inessential here to recount the details of these movements.
FOUR YEARS IN REBEL CAPITALST. C. DELEON
The critics of the preceding generations wasted their energies upon inessential details.
THE ENGLISH STAGEAUGUSTIN FILON
To remove externals from us, to rid our minds of the illusive and the inessential, is simply to clear us for action.
THE HIVEWILL LEVINGTON COMFORT
We may ignore such inessential accretions, and confine ourselves to the beliefs which all mystics share.
MYSTICISM AND LOGIC AND OTHER ESSAYSBERTRAND RUSSELL
The secret of my strength is my ability to reject every element that is harmful or inessential to the completion of my self.
THE HOUSE OF THE VAMPIREGEORGE SYLVESTER VIERECK
There is no superficial criticism, neither does he concern himself with the inessential details of the theories.
RUDOLPH EUCKENABEL J. JONES
It was not for Louie to spoil the sport by pointing out the inessential omission.
THE STORY OF LOUIEOLIVER ONIONS
In everything he sought for the essential form, the form that contains all the other inessential forms.
PAUL GAUGUIN, HIS LIFE AND ARTJOHN GOULD FLETCHER
Inessential, in-es-sen′shal, adj. not essential or necessary: immaterial.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 2 OF 4: E-M)VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INESSENTIAL

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