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Synonyms for nonessential
ˌnɒn əˈsɛn ʃəlnonessen·tial

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. nonessentialnoun

    mandatory, required, essential, necessary

  2. nonessentialadjective

    Not required; not essential.

    required, mandatory, necessary, essential

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. inessential, nonessentialadjective

    anything that is not essential

    "they discarded all their inessentials"



  2. incidental, nonessentialadjective

    not of prime or central importance

    "nonessential to the integral meanings of poetry"- Pubs.MLA

    accompanying, ensuant, sequent, incident, consequent, resultant, attendant, incidental, concomitant


PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "nonessential":

    non-essential, unessential, non-core, non-pivotal, non-critical

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  1. Jay Jacobs:

    We've stopped all nonessential business. This certainly is a nonessential primary if ever there was one.

  2. Public Safety Minister Bill Blair:

    Unfortunately, some are making the choice to engage in nonessential travel. If they are going to make that choice, they should bear the full cost.

  3. Sucharita Kodali:

    It will take a long time for sales to get back to normal and for people to feel comfortable heading back to stores, we are in the midst of a recession, possibly a depression. If there's a nonessential retailer that can thrive in that retail environment, I want to know who they are.

  4. Meredith Montgomery:

    Daytime, individual dog-walking services may be beneficial as people return to nonessential services, providing food-filled Kongs or feeding toys and puzzles for cats and dogs can also be a way to keep their minds happy and engaged while we are away at work.


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