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Essential vs. Indispensable

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Essentialadjective

Necessary.

Indispensableadjective

Not admitting ecclesiastical dispensation; not subject to release or exemption; that cannot be allowed by bending the canonical rules.

Essentialadjective

Very important; of high importance.

Indispensableadjective

(of duties, rules etc.) Unbendable, that cannot be set aside or ignored.

‘The law was moral and indispensable. -Bp. Burnet’;

Essentialadjective

(biology) necessary for survival but not synthesized by the organism, thus needing to be ingested

Indispensableadjective

Absolutely necessary or requisite; that one cannot do without.

‘An indispensable component of a heart-healthy diet.’;

Essentialadjective

Being in the basic form; showing its essence.

‘Don’t mind him being grumpy. That’s the essential Fred.’;

Indispensablenoun

A thing that is not dispensable; a necessity.

Essentialadjective

Really existing; existent.

Indispensablenoun

Trousers.

Essentialadjective

(of a lamination of a 3-manifold) Such that each complementary region is irreducible, the boundary of each complementary region is incompressible by disks and monogons in the complementary region, and no leaf is a sphere or a torus bounding a solid torus in the manifold.

‘difference between 1 and 2’;

Indispensableadjective

Not dispensable; impossible to be omitted, remitted, or spared; absolutely necessary or requisite.

Essentialadjective

(medicine) Idiopathic.

Indispensableadjective

Not admitting dispensation; not subject to release or exemption.

‘The law was moral and indispensable.’;

Essentialnoun

A necessary ingredient.

Indispensableadjective

Unavoidable; inevitable.

Essentialnoun

A fundamental ingredient.

Indispensableadjective

not to be dispensed with; essential;

‘foods indispensable to good nutrition’;

Essentialadjective

Belonging to the essence, or that which makes an object, or class of objects, what it is.

‘Majestic as the voice sometimes became, there was forever in it an essential character of plaintiveness.’;

Indispensableadjective

absolutely necessary; vitally necessary;

‘essential tools and materials’; ‘funds essential to the completion of the project’; ‘an indispensable worker’;

Essentialadjective

Hence, really existing; existent.

‘Is it true, that thou art but a name,And no essential thing?’;

Indispensableadjective

unavoidable;

‘the routine but indispensable ceremonies of state’;

Essentialadjective

Important in the highest degree; indispensable to the attainment of an object; indispensably necessary.

‘Judgment's more essential to a generalThan courage.’; ‘How to live? - that is the essential question for us.’;

Essentialadjective

Containing the essence or characteristic portion of a substance, as of a plant; highly rectified; pure; hence, unmixed; as, an essential oil.

Essentialadjective

Necessary; indispensable; - said of those tones which constitute a chord, in distinction from ornamental or passing tones.

Essentialadjective

Idiopathic; independent of other diseases.

Essentialnoun

Existence; being.

Essentialnoun

That which is essential; first or constituent principle; as, the essentials of religion.

Essentialnoun

anything indispensable;

‘food and shelter are necessities of life’; ‘the essentials of the good life’; ‘allow farmers to buy their requirements under favorable conditions’; ‘a place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained’;

Essentialadjective

absolutely necessary; vitally necessary;

‘essential tools and materials’; ‘funds essential to the completion of the project’; ‘an indispensable worker’;

Essentialadjective

basic and fundamental;

‘the essential feature’;

Essentialadjective

of the greatest importance;

‘the all-important subject of disarmament’; ‘crucial information’; ‘in chess cool nerves are of the essence’;

Essentialadjective

being or relating to or containing the essence of a plant etc;

‘essential oil’;

Essentialadjective

applying to essential legal principles and rules of right;

‘substantive law’;

Essentialadjective

absolutely required and not to be used up or sacrificed

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