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Definition of Essential

Essential

  1. Belonging to the essence, or that which makes an object, or class of objects, what it is.
  2. Hence, really existing; existent.
  3. Important in the highest degree; indispensable to the attainment of an object; indispensably necessary.
  4. Containing the essence or characteristic portion of a substance, as of a plant; highly rectified; pure; hence, unmixed; as, an essential oil.
  5. Necessary; indispensable; -- said of those tones which constitute a chord, in distinction from ornamental or passing tones.
  6. Idiopathic; independent of other diseases.

Essential Quotations

Trust is the glue of life. It's the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It's the foundational principle that holds all relationships.
Stephen Covey

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
Henry David Thoreau

Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success.
Bo Bennett

An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail. - Edwin Land
An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail.
Edwin Land

When all the world appears to be in a tumult, and nature itself is feeling the assault of climate change, the seasons retain their essential rhythm. Yes, fall gives us a premonition of winter, but then, winter, will be forced to relent, once again, to the new beginnings of soft greens, longer light, and the sweet air of spring.
Madeleine M. Kunin
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Essential Translations

essential in Dutch is essentieel, intrinsiek, vitaal
essential in German is Hauptsache, notwendig, wesentlich
essential in Italian is essenziale, importante, necessario
essential in Latin is necessarius
essential in Portuguese is essencial
essential in Spanish is necesitario, esencial
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