Definition of Essentialness in English :

Define Essentialness in English

Essentialness meaning in English

Meaning of Essentialness in English

Pronunciation of Essentialness in English

Essentialness pronunciation in English

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see synonyms of essentialness


1. essentiality, essentialness

basic importance

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of essentialness
vitally important; absolutely necessary
basic; fundamental
the essential feature
completely realized; absolute; perfect
essential beauty
4. biochemistry
(of an amino acid or a fatty acid) necessary for the normal growth of an organism but not synthesized by the organism and therefore required in the diet
derived from or relating to an extract of a plant, drug, etc
an essential oil
6. logic
(of a property) guaranteed by the identity of the subject; necessary. Thus, if having the atomic number 79 is an essential property of gold, nothing can be gold unless it has that atomic number
7. music
denoting or relating to a note that belongs to the fundamental harmony of a chord or piece
8. pathology
(of a disease) having no obvious external cause
essential hypertension
9. geology
(of a mineral constituent of a rock) necessary for defining the classification of a rock. Its absence alters the rock's name and classification
something fundamental or indispensable
a sharp eye is an essential for a printer
11. music
an essential note

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see synonyms of essentialness
of or constituting the intrinsic, fundamental nature of something; basic; inherent
an essential difference
absolute; complete; perfect
absolutely necessary; indispensable; requisite
containing, or having the properties of, a concentrated extract of a plant, drug, food, etc.
an essential oil
5.  Biochemistry
needed for life or health but not synthesized within the body, as an amino acid or vitamin that must be consumed
something necessary or fundamental; indispensable, inherent, or basic feature or principle

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of essentialness
1. Constituting or being part of the nature or essence of something; inherent: "In that era of general good will ... few Americans doubted the essential goodness of their society" (David Halberstam).
2. Fundamentally important or necessary: essential ingredients. See Synonyms at indispensable.
3. Medicine Of, relating to, or being a condition or a disease whose cause is unknown: essential hypertension.
4. Biochemistry Being a substance that is required for normal functioning but cannot be synthesized by the body and therefore must be included in the diet: essential amino acids.
1. Something fundamental.
2. Something necessary or indispensable.

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