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1. hypertension

noun. ['ˌhaɪpɝˈtɛnʃən'] a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater).

Synonyms

  • essential hypertension
  • cardiovascular disease
  • white-coat hypertension
  • hyperpiesis
  • malignant hypertension
  • high blood pressure
  • hyperpiesia

Antonyms

  • cardiovascular disease
  • postural hypotension
  • orthostatic hypotension

Etymology

  • hyper- (English)
  • ὑπέρ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • tension (English)
  • tension (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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2. essential

adjective. ['ɛˈsɛnʃəl, iːˈsɛnʃəl'] basic and fundamental.

Synonyms

  • life-sustaining
  • vital
  • unexpendable
  • intrinsical
  • constitutional
  • important
  • organic
  • of import
  • primary
  • indispensable
  • constitutive
  • must
  • biogenic
  • essentiality
  • essentialness
  • intrinsic
  • no-frills
  • necessary
  • substantive
  • substantial
  • basal
  • constituent
  • crucial
  • staple

Antonyms

  • extrinsic
  • dispensable
  • inessential
  • inessentiality
  • noncrucial
  • unnecessary
  • secondary

Etymology

  • essentialis (Latin)
  • esse (Latin)

3. essential

adjective. ['ɛˈsɛnʃəl, iːˈsɛnʃəl'] absolutely necessary; vitally necessary.

Synonyms

  • indispensable

Antonyms

  • worthless
  • unimportance

Etymology

  • essentialis (Latin)
  • esse (Latin)

4. essential

adjective. ['ɛˈsɛnʃəl, iːˈsɛnʃəl'] of the greatest importance.

Synonyms

  • important
  • of import
  • all-important
  • all important
  • of the essence

Antonyms

  • unanimated
  • dead
  • replaceable
  • alienable

Etymology

  • essentialis (Latin)
  • esse (Latin)

5. essential

noun. ['ɛˈsɛnʃəl, iːˈsɛnʃəl'] anything indispensable.

Synonyms

  • requirement
  • necessary
  • need
  • must
  • want
  • necessity
  • requisite
  • thing

Antonyms

  • insignificant
  • insignificance
  • meaningless
  • noncritical

Etymology

  • essentialis (Latin)
  • esse (Latin)

6. essential

adjective. ['ɛˈsɛnʃəl, iːˈsɛnʃəl'] defining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which rights and duties are established.

Antonyms

  • unrealistic

Etymology

  • essentialis (Latin)
  • esse (Latin)
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