Definitions for unnecessary
ʌnˈnɛs əˌsɛr iun·nec·es·sa·ry
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unnecessary.
Not needed or necessary.
The automatic child-frightener made clowns unnecessary.
Done in addition to requirements; unrequired.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Needless; not wanted; useless.
The doing of things unnecessary, is many times the cause why the most necessary are not done. Richard Hooker, b. v.
Thou whoreson zed; thou unnecessary letter. William Shakespeare.
Let brave spirits, fitted for command by sea or land, not be laid by, as persons unnecessary for the time. Francis Bacon.
Lay that unnecessary fear aside;
Mine be the care new people to provide. Dryden.
Unnecessary coinage, as well as unnecessary revival of words, runs into affectation; a fault to be avoided on either hand. Dryden.
They did not only shun persecution, but affirmed, that it was unnecessary for their followers to bear their religion through such fiery trials. Addison.
The reader can easily discover how the plot will be unravelled at last; but the unnecessary intricacies in unravelling it, still remain to be accounted for. Shakesp. Illustrated.
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
It's impossible and unnecessary for us to maintain the high-speed growth seen in the past.
The president is very much aware of the realities presented by our national debt, america's booming economy will create increased government revenues — an important step toward long-term fiscal sustainability. But this fiscal picture is a blunt warning to Congress of the dire consequences of irresponsible and unnecessary spending.
We talked to some investors who we felt were going to take us down a path of extra diligence and unnecessary labor.
The government should intervene to avoid unnecessary load shedding that affects economic activities.
In the context of the new transportation system, Drivers Licenses will become mostly irrelevant and unnecessary. When everything is autonomous, the need for drivers licenses as a safety feature of the system will just not even make sense.
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- غير ضروريArabic
- innecessariCatalan, Valencian
- unnötig, nicht notwendigGerman
- tarpeeton, turhaFinnish
- ավելորդ, անպետքArmenian
- zbędny, niepotrzebnyPolish
- nenecesar, netrebuibil, inutilRomanian
- lüzumsuz, gereksiz, boş yereTurkish
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