indispensableness


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in·dis·pens·a·ble

 (ĭn′dĭ-spĕn′sə-bəl)
adj.
1. Absolutely necessary; essential.
2. Obligatory; unavoidable: the routine but indispensable ceremonies of state.
n.
One that is indispensable.

in′dis·pens′a·bil′i·ty, in′dis·pens′a·ble·ness n.
in′dis·pens′a·bly adv.
Synonyms: indispensable, critical, essential, necessary, requisite
These adjectives apply to something that cannot be dispensed with: foods that are indispensable to good nutrition; education that is critical to success; funds essential to completing the project; the necessary tools for the job; lacking the requisite qualifications for the position.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.indispensableness - the quality possessed by something that you cannot possibly do without
essentiality, essentialness - basic importance
dispensability, dispensableness - the quality possessed by something that you can get along without
References in classic literature ?
Partly to show the indispensableness of this act, it may here be stated, that, in the old Dutch fishery, a mop was used to dash the running line with water; in many other ships, a wooden piggin, or bailer, is set apart for that purpose.
Subsiding tensions and fostering constructive dialogue about the indispensableness of collective struggle were what Hip-Hop culture helped to accomplish.
e) Partly to show the indispensableness of this act, it may here be stated, that, in the old Dutch fishery, a mop was used to dash the running line with water; in many other ships, a wooden piggin, or bailer, is set apart for that purpose.