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inessential

 
Adjective inessential has 2 senses
  1. inessential, unessential - not basic or fundamental
    Antonyms: essential, basal, basic, primary, biogenic, constituent, constitutional, constitutive, organic, must, no-frills, staple, substantial, substantive, in essence, virtual, vital, life-sustaining
  2. inessential - not absolutely necessary
    Antonym:
    necessary (indirect, via unnecessary)
Noun inessential has 1 sense
  1. inessential, nonessential - anything that is not essential; "they discarded all their inessentials"
    --1 is a kind of thing
    Antonyms: necessity, essential, requirement, requisite, necessary
    --1 has particulars: adjunct
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