Essential and Unessential


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Essential adjective – Impossible to do without.
Usage example: a well-stocked public library is essential for the well-being of a community

Unessential is an antonym for essential.
Nearby Words: essence, essentially, essentiality
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Unessential adjective – Not needed by the circumstances or to accomplish an end.
Usage example: don't pack any unessential items until we're sure we have room for everything we'll actually need

Essential is an antonym for unessential.
Nearby Word: unessentially
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Unessential and Essential. (2016). Retrieved 2020, May 27, from
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Unessential or Essential. 2016. Accessed May 27, 2020.

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