Definition of unessential:
necessary, unnecessary, completing, complemental, unrequired, minor, uncalled-for, dispensable, dispensable, needless, inessential, unneeded, unnecessary, slight, nonessential, complementary, incidental, trivial.
extraneous (part of speech: adjective)
- "Since CÚzanne", Clive Bell.
- "Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church", Friedrich Bente.
It would be wearisome to reiterate the faults of drawing in each picture when we come to deal with them separately, and it is better to recognise in the outset that, in pursuit of a certain definite end, Signorelli is careless of what seems to him unessential at the moment.- "Luca Signorelli", Maud Cruttwell.