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Definitions for unnecessary
ʌnˈnɛs əˌsɛr iun·nec·es·sa·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unnecessary, unneededadjective

    not necessary

Wiktionary

  1. unnecessaryadjective

    Not needed or necessary.

    The automatic child-frightener made clowns unnecessary.

  2. unnecessaryadjective

    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

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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

Examples of unnecessary in a Sentence

  1. Lynn Tramonte:

    They would also lead to significant, unnecessary federal spending and erode US values and norms. They would provide rocket fuel for President Trump's mass deportation agenda. house Republicans are advancing legislation that would mean more chaos, more families separated, and no benefit to public safety.

  2. Devon Sayers:

    We appreciate President Trump's sentiment, but a pardon is unnecessary, the Supreme Court overturned the conviction of Muhammad Ali in a unanimous decision in 1971. There is no conviction from which a pardon is needed.

  3. Tricia Neuman:

    The hope is people will be more sensitive to costs and go without unnecessary care, but if instead, some forego medical care that they need, they may require expensive care down the road, potentially raising costs for Medicare over time.

  4. John Mafi:

    There's less time than ever in the primary care visits because the doctors are increasingly hurried, it's just that much easier to click a button, order the test and move on because it takes so much more effort and time to actually counsel the patient and to explain to the patient why a test is unnecessary.

  5. The Culinary Workers Union:

    Presidential candidates suggesting forcing millions of hard working people to give up their healthcare creates unnecessary division between workers, and will give us four more years of President Donald Trump in 2020.

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