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Definitions for unessential
ˌʌn əˈsɛn ʃəlunessen·tial

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inessential, unessentialadjective

    not basic or fundamental


  1. unessentialadjective

    Not essential

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unessentialadjective

    not essential; not of prime importance; not indispensable; unimportant

  2. Unessentialadjective

    void of essence, or real being

  3. Unessentialnoun

    something not constituting essence, or something which is not of absolute necessity; as, forms are among the unessentials of religion

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unessential

    un-es-sen′shal, adj. not essential: unnecessary: unimportant: (Milt.) void of real being.—v.t. Uness′ence (Lamb), to deprive of essence.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unessential in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unessential in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of unessential in a Sentence

  1. Bruce Lee:

    It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.

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