Example sentences for: inessential

How can you use “inessential” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In this, he resembles no one so much as Margaret Thatcher, whose attitude toward the inessential was one of brusque, snarling contempt.

  • That partial-birth abortion is rare and inessential makes it easier, no doubt, for the AMA and pro-choice politicians like Republican Sen.

  • Tony Blair, of course, doesn't seem to have much time for the inessential.

  • Singer argued that we should regard every $200 we spend on anything inessential as the heartless crypto-murder of a Third World child, since the donation of that $200 to Oxfam or UNICEF would prevent an infant from dying.

  • But as a historian, I can't resist remarking that the cultivation of the inessential is a trademark of aristocratic societies (aristocrats deliberately spend their time on trifles to show that they can , and others can't), and that as charming as it appears to outsiders, most native members of the society are unlikely to be so well disposed, since the burden of the aristocracy falls on their shoulders.


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