Not needed or necessary.
The automatic child-frightener made clowns unnecessary.
Done in addition to requirements; unrequired.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un-nes′e-sa-ri, adj. not necessary: useless: needless.—adv. Unnec′essarily, without necessity.—n. Unnec′essariness.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'unnecessary' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4738
Rank popularity for the word 'unnecessary' in Adjectives Frequency: #644
The numerical value of unnecessary in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of unnecessary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Civilization is a limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessaries.
Prime Minister Netanyahu decided to take Israel to unnecessary elections last night.
Changes are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
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'.
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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Translations for unnecessary
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- غير ضروريArabic
- innecessariCatalan, Valencian
- nicht notwendig, unnötigGerman
- turha, tarpeetonFinnish
- անպետք, ավելորդArmenian
- niepotrzebny, zbędnyPolish
- inutil, netrebuibil, nenecesarRomanian
- lüzumsuz, boş yere, gereksizTurkish
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