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essentiality

[uh-sen-shee-al-i-tee]
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noun, plural es·sen·ti·al·i·ties for 2.
  1. the quality of being essential; essential character.
  2. an essential feature, element, or point.
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Origin of essentiality

First recorded in 1610–20; essential + -ity
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