noun see indispensable

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Indispensability — In dis*pen sa*bil i*ty, n. [Cf. F. indispensabilit[ e].] Indispensableness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • indispensability — index market (demand), need (requirement) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • indispensability — (n.) 1640s, from INDISPENSABLE (Cf. indispensable) + ITY (Cf. ity) …   Etymology dictionary

  • indispensability — noun The characteristic of being indispensable. In thinly peopled spots, I have known brick layers on tramp, coming up with bricklayers at work, to be so sensible of the indispensability of lookers on, that they themselves have sat up in that… …   Wiktionary

  • indispensability — indispensable ► ADJECTIVE ▪ absolutely necessary. DERIVATIVES indispensability noun indispensableness noun indispensably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • indispensability — See indispensable. * * * …   Universalium

  • indispensability — in·dis·pen·sa·bil·i·ty || ɪndɪ‚spensÉ™ bɪlÉ™tɪ n. quality of being absolutely necessary, vitalness, essentialness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • indispensability — in·dis·pens·abil·i·ty …   English syllables

  • indispensability — noun the quality possessed by something that you cannot possibly do without • Syn: ↑indispensableness, ↑vitalness • Ant: ↑dispensableness (for: ↑indispensableness), ↑dispensability …   Useful english dictionary

  • indispensable — indispensability, indispensableness, n. indispensably, adv. /in di spen seuh beuhl/, adj. 1. absolutely necessary, essential, or requisite: an indispensable member of the staff. 2. incapable of being disregarded or neglected: an indispensable… …   Universalium

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