necessariness

necessariness

(ˈnɛsɪsərɪnɪs)
n
the quality of being necessary
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The focus on the function--not the particular chemical--as well as hazard and exposure reduction and considering the "necessariness" of a chemical is important, he explained.
If annotations, notes, are what Johnson once called them in editing Shakespeare, "a necessary evil," seldom can the maximizing of their necessariness and the minimizing of their evil-effects have been so adeptly effected as in this edition.
And Elizabeth Bowen has said that the first necessity for the short story is "necessariness" (156).