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Princeton's WordNet

  1. needlessly(adverb)

    without need

    "it would needlessly bring badness into the world"


  1. needlessly(Adverb)

    In a needless manner.

  2. needlessly(Adverb)

    To a degree or extent beyond what is needed.

    He was always needlessly anxious about his dog.

  3. needlessly(Adverb)

    Without need.

    He worried needlessly about his dog.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of needlessly in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of needlessly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of needlessly in a Sentence

  1. Phil Murphy:

    No student should have to needlessly choose between his or her identity playing sports.

  2. David Clohessy:

    The painfully and needlessly long, expensive and hurtful Milwaukee Catholic archdiocesan bankruptcy scandal has apparently been resolved by church officials basically cramming a self-serving plan down the throats of struggling abuse victims.

  3. Vaselech Lyons:

    It's not about the outcome, you don't get to save every patient, but it's about what you do with the outcome, frank Gabrin lost Frank Gabrin life needlessly because if Frank Gabrin'd had the equipment -- Frank Gabrin's Frank Gabrin, Frank Gabrin knew how to protect Frank Gabrin.

  4. Noah Horowitz:

    This is another senseless and illegal Trump administration rollback that will needlessly hike our energy bills and spew tons more pollution into the air, harming the health of our children and the environment.

  5. Michael Szanto:

    We need to protect our farmers by not needlessly starting a trade war that’s too aggressive of a policy that’s going to cause a backlash for our farmers, now, it is possible that both sides will back down on this and this is not to say that the United States should not do anything [but] generally as an economist I am very leery of tariffs interfering with free trade.

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