Definitions for undueʌnˈdu, -ˈdyu
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word undue
not yet payable
"an undue loan"
not appropriate or proper (or even legal) in the circumstances
"undue influence"; "I didn't want to show undue excitement"; "accused of using undue force"
undue, unjustified, unwarranted(adj)
lacking justification or authorization
"desire for undue private profit"; "unwarranted limitations of personal freedom"
excessive, inordinate, undue, unreasonable(adj)
beyond normal limits
"excessive charges"; "a book of inordinate length"; "his dress stops just short of undue elegance"; "unreasonable demands"
Excessive; going beyond that what is natural or sufficient.
To individuals who despise killings in any form, death penalty is undue punishment.
That which ought not to be done; illegal; unjustified.
Not owing or payable.
not due; not yet owing; as, an undue debt, note, or bond
not right; not lawful or legal; improper; as, an undue proceeding
not agreeable to a rule or standard, or to duty; disproportioned; excessive; immoderate; inordinate; as, an undue attachment to forms; an undue rigor in the execution of law
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Lies are usually caused by undue fear of men.
They appear to take seriously the undue burden faced by women in El Paso and McAllen.
Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.
Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.
We don't want to start notifying people who had no risk of exposure and cause undue anxiety, we ended up working backwards and that unfortunately was the cause of some delay.
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