What does unnecessary mean?

Definitions for unnecessaryʌnˈnɛs əˌsɛr i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unnecessary, unneeded(adj)

    not necessary

Wiktionary

  1. unnecessary(Adjective)

    Not needed or necessary.

    The automatic child-frightener made clowns unnecessary.

  2. unnecessary(Adjective)

    Done in addition to requirements; unrequired.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unnecessary

    un-nes′e-sa-ri, adj. not necessary: useless: needless.—adv. Unnec′essarily, without necessity.—n. Unnec′essariness.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unnecessary' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4738

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unnecessary' in Adjectives Frequency: #644

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unnecessary in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unnecessary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mark Twain:

    Civilization is a limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessaries.

  2. Yair Lapid:

    Prime Minister Netanyahu decided to take Israel to unnecessary elections last night.

  3. Gail Sheehy:

    Changes are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.

  4. Winston Churchill:

    One day President Roosevelt told me that he was asking publicly for suggestions about what the war should be called. I said at once 'The Unnecessary War'.

  5. Anita Jain:

    There is the economic burden, which is very challenging in a country like India, but also it leads to unnecessary procedures and unnecessary investigations.

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