What is the opposite of unnecessary?

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Opposite of not needed or necessary
“They felt it was necessary to expurgate his letters before publishing them.”
Opposite of surplus to requirements
“Even moderate exercise, such as walking, has real health benefits if you do it regularly all year round.”
Opposite of capable of being prevented
“Yet he has a very short fuse, perhaps the inevitable result of coping with his high-pressure job.”
Opposite of too bad to be justified, excused or tolerated
Opposite of done to excess
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