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Definitions for undue
ʌnˈdu, -ˈdyuun·due

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. undueadjective

    not yet payable

    "an undue loan"

  2. undueadjective

    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"

  3. undue, unjustified, unwarrantedadjective

    lacking justification or authorization

    "desire for undue private profit"; "unwarranted limitations of personal freedom"

  4. excessive, inordinate, undue, unreasonableadjective

    beyond normal limits

    "excessive charges"; "a book of inordinate length"; "his dress stops just short of undue elegance"; "unreasonable demands"

Wiktionary

  1. undueadjective

    Excessive; going beyond that what is natural or sufficient.

    To individuals who despise killings in any form, death penalty is undue punishment.

  2. undueadjective

    That which ought not to be done; illegal; unjustified.

  3. undueadjective

    Not owing or payable.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Undueadjective

    not due; not yet owing; as, an undue debt, note, or bond

  2. Undueadjective

    not right; not lawful or legal; improper; as, an undue proceeding

  3. Undueadjective

    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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Undue

    un-dū′, adj. not due or owing: improper: immoderate: excessive.—n. Undue′ness.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of undue in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of undue in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of undue in a Sentence

  1. Timothy Sini:

    My message to the people of Brentwood and all of Suffolk County is that although we are keenly aware that nothing will ever undue the heartbreaking loss of Nisa and Kayla, we can take solace in the fact that their savage murderers will be held accountable.

  2. Rahm Emanuel:

    Everybody has got to be kidding me here, you have a perfect set up. Donald Trump is suing to undue it. We won an election on it. I don't get this.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Dancing with your demons empowers you, and surely enables you to reclaim your lost powers. It takes tremendous courage to face your demons, invite them to tea, dance with them, reach an impasse, and finally, conquer them for ever. That's exactly what Buddha did, after realizing that fighting his demons off was getting nowhever, while seeking Enlightenment under Bodhi tree. You must develop gut to face your demons, such as anger, fear, greed, guilt, jealousy, lack of self-esteem, undue pride, and anything that is stopping you from reaching Enlightenment. You must bravely enter the territory that many fear to tread. Dance with your demons, and by God's grace you will succeed.

  4. The EU:

    By targeting the gems and timber sectors, these measures are aimed at restricting the junta’s ability to profit from Myanmar’s natural resources, while being crafted so as to avoid undue harm to the people of Myanmar.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Every woman has deceptive style in both i.e own tears and smile as per the requirement of that particular time to gain undue favour from any man.

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