inessential

[in-i-sen-shuhl]
adjective
1.
not essential; not necessary; nonessential.
2.
without essence; insubstantial.
noun
3.
that which is not essential.

Origin:
1670–80; in-3 + essential

inessentiality, noun
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inessential (ˌɪnɪˈsɛnʃəl)
 
adj
1.  not necessary
 
n
2.  anything that is not essential
 
inessenti'ality
 
n

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He taught us so much that seems obvious today: how to cut away the inessential,
  how to produce a distilled and expressive art.
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  differentiate essential from inessential details.
They are relatively rich inessential amino acids, especially lysine and
  methionine.
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