Definition of dispensable:
unlooked-for, unasked for, unessential, nonessential, needless, unwarranted, unwanted, gratuitous, uninvited, unsolicited, unneeded, necessary, inessential, redundant, unrequired, uncalled-for, unnecessary, superfluous.
Yes, the ancient form of speech is correct,- land is real; as the modern phrase goes, translating Latin into Saxon, land is the thing; and though we can scarcely reckon it among the necessaries of life, since so many do without it, we may surely esteem it one of the least dispensable of luxuries.- "A Rambler's lease", Bradford Torrey.
The meal is the most regular and the least dispensable of daily events; it happens also to be an event which is in itself almost invariably a source of pleasure, or, at worst, of satisfaction: and it will continue to have this precious quality so long as our souls are encased in bodies.- "The Feast of St. Friend", Arnold Bennett.
Here the honest Abe leaned away over the arm of his chair toward the attentive political chap, and says he- Podger didn't know as much as would fill a four- inch spelling- book; but he had enough money to make education quite dispensable, and his wife knew enough for all the rest of the family.- "The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers. Series 3", Robert H. Newell.