Definitions for unnecessaryʌnˈnɛs əˌsɛr i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•nec•es•sar•yʌnˈnɛs əˌsɛr i(adj.)

  1. not necessary; needless; unessential.

un•nec`es•sar′i•ly-ˌnɛs əˈsɛər ə li, -ˈnɛs əˌsɛr-(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unnecessary, unneeded(adj)

    not necessary

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. unnecessary(adjective)ʌnˈnɛs əˌsɛr i

    not needed

    unnecessary extra work; Her nasty comments were completely unnecessary.


  1. unnecessary(Adjective)

    Not needed or necessary.

    The automatic child-frightener made clowns unnecessary.

  2. unnecessary(Adjective)

    Done in addition to requirements; unrequired.

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

Translations for unnecessary

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


not necessary

It is unnecessary to waken him yet.

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