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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inessential  \In`es*sen"tial\,  a.  [Pref.  in-  not  +  essential:  cf 
  F.  inessentiel.] 
  1.  Having  no  essence  or  being  --H.  Brooke. 
 
  The  womb  of  inessential  Naught.  --Shelley. 
 
  2.  Not  essential;  unessential. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  inessential 
  adj  1:  not  basic  or  fundamental  [syn:  {unessential}]  [ant:  {essential}] 
  2:  not  absolutely  necessary 
  n  :  anything  that  is  not  essential;  "they  discarded  all  their 
  inessentials"  [syn:  {nonessential}]  [ant:  {necessity}] 




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