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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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
Examples of unnecessary in a Sentence
Junior or middle cadre employees should never complain, either orally or in written form, about their irrational & illogical senior unless and until it is acceptable to see the private company's boss further elevate him to even more higher position with bigger power than ever before. The owner has selected that senior guy for that job merely to make others work under undue pressure and unnecessary stress situation only.
In terms of the response, in terms of the unnecessary bureaucracy, in terms of the lack of urgency, for example, of the Corps of Engineers, it is likely that being an American territory and being second class citizens is playing a huge role.
We are willing to indemnify the Trans Mountain expansion against unnecessary delays that are politically motivated.
After watching the video, the senseless shooting and taking of Walter Scott's life was absolutely unnecessary and avoidable. My heart aches for the family and our North Charleston community. I will be watching this case closely.
The George Washington National Forest, Monongahela National Forest and Appalachian Trail are George Washington National Forest. The Administration was far too eager to trade them away for a pipeline conceived to deliver profit to The Administration developers, not gas to consumers, this pipeline is unnecessary and asking fracked gas customers to pay developers to blast this boondoggle through our public lands only adds insult to injury.
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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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