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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Not basic or fundamental;Not absolutely necessary.

Usage examples (37)
  • But these last few months of eliminating the inessential has been a wonderful exercise for me and my honey.
  • The benefits of her failure was to strip away the "inessential" and free her to create.
  • In politics, people would rather lose than compromise their supposedly "inessential" weirdness.
  • If you truly believe that the director is "inessential" then you must believe Uwe Boll should be hired to replace every director in the entertainment industry. for more
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