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Related to dispensability: distensibility


1. Not essential; unimportant: dispensable items of personal property.
2. Capable of being dispensed, administered, or distributed: dispensable drugs.
3. Subject to dispensation, as a vow or church law.

dis·pens′a·bil′i·ty, dis·pens′a·ble·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dispensability - the quality possessed by something that you can get along without
inessentiality - not of basic importance
indispensability, indispensableness, vitalness - the quality possessed by something that you cannot possibly do without


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Finally, Mignolo's prose commonly alternates between the dispensability and indispensability of the West--as shown by his claim of sharing Chakrabarty's project, when read from his project of delinking.
While most scholars read these figures as inhabiting "decaying, infertile bodies signalling] their dispensability at best, their evil natures at worst," Sweet finds this interpretation problematic for "any case for a feminist Hawthorne" (33).
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