Example sentences for: inessential

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

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

  • 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.

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

  • Speaking as an American, this trend in British politics is something I deplore, and my opinion has only been strengthened by reading British authors like John Mortimer (of Rumpole of the Bailey fame), and magazines like the Spectator , which have made a fetish out of the British attitude toward inessential things.

  • I suppose it's one reason why poetry remains so much more of a vital force in Britain and Ireland than in America, for what is poetry if not inessential?

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