unessential

[uhn-uh-sen-shuhl]
adjective
1.
not of prime importance; not indispensable.
noun
2.
an unessential thing; nonessential.

Origin:
1650–60; un-1 + essential

unessentially, adverb


1. unnecessary, dispensable, unimportant.
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unessential (ˌʌnɪˈsɛnʃəl)
 
adj
1.  a less common word for inessential
 
n
2.  something that is not essential
 
unes'sentially
 
adv

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Example sentences
The discontinuation of unessential travel to locations with high illness
  transmission rates.
We don't want to bog people down with unessential information.
Be sure to distinguish between essential information and unessential,
  peripheral information.
Unessential travel to areas with high transmission rates should be discontinued
  during a pandemic.
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