Who is what he is by his essence and not by accident (opposed to accidental, relative),
Essential to, for whom is absolutely necessary,
What is most important. The gist of what is most important in.
The Covid-19 crisis has turned our lives upside down, redefining the essential. One’s priority trade is not another’s, and when the most important for some seems to be playing sports, for others it will be buying wine.
For several months, a word keeps coming back in all the speeches which turn, the “buzzword” is: essential: “essential businesses”, “return” or “concentration on the essential” … Isn’t this crisis in the process of to drop all our habits, to disrupt our lifestyles and thus redefine the essential?