Dispensable (adjective)

  1. Capable of being dispensed with; not essential.
  2. Able to be done without; unnecessary.

Origin:

From the verb "dispense", which comes from the latin "dispensare" meaning "to distribute or deal out".

Examples:

  1. The extra sugar in the recipe is dispensable.
  2. I found that many of the tools in my toolbox were dispensable and could be easily replaced.
  3. The company decided to cut back on dispensable expenses in order to save money.
  4. The dispensable worker was let go during the company's downsizing.
  5. It was clear that the dispensable ornament was not adding to the overall aesthetic of the room.
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