toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

indispensable
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

2 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
absolutely necessary
  • With pain that was like the bitterness of dissolution she murmured the words of her indispensable and sworn answer as an honourable woman.
    4 — The Consequence (25% in)
  • It was indispensable to do something, for she was beginning to shiver, the sheet being but a poor protection.
    5 — The Woman Pays (29% in)

There are no more uses of "indispensable" in Tess of the d'Urbervilles.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®