unnecessarily


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un·nec·es·sar·y

 (ŭn-nĕs′ĭ-sĕr′ē)
adj.
Not necessary; needless.

un·nec′es·sar′i·ly (-sâr′ə-lē) adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.unnecessarily - in an unnecessary mannerunnecessarily - in an unnecessary manner; "they were unnecessarily rude"
necessarily, needfully - in an essential manner; "such expenses are necessarily incurred"
2.unnecessarily - without any necessityunnecessarily - without any necessity; "this marathon would exhaust him unnecessarily"
Translations
بصورَةٍ غَيْر ضَروريَّه
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po nepotrebnem
gereksiz yere

unnecessarily

[ʌnˈnesɪsərɪlɪ] ADVinnecesariamente, sin necesidad
I don't want him to suffer unnecessarilyno quiero que sufra innecesariamente or sin necesidad

unnecessarily

[ˌʌnnɛsəˈsɛrɪli] adv
[upset, alarm, worry] → inutilement
[difficult, complicated] → inutilement

unnecessarily

advunnötigerweise; strict, seriousunnötig, übertrieben

unnecessarily

[ʌnˈnɛsɪsrɪlɪ] adv (worry, suffer) → inutilmente; (large, long, difficult) → eccessivamente

unnecessary

(anˈnesəsəri) adjective
1. not necessary. It is unnecessary to waken him yet.
2. that might have been avoided. Your mistake caused a lot of unnecessary work in the office.
unˌnecesˈsarily adverb
He was unnecessarily rude.
References in classic literature ?
Elizabeth's spirits were so high on this occasion, that though she did not often speak unnecessarily to Mr.
It is true that Reginald had not in any degree grown cool towards me; but yet he has lately mentioned Frederica spontaneously and unnecessarily, and once said something in praise of her person.
Certainly she had often, especially of late, thought his manners to herself unnecessarily gallant; but it had passed as his way, as a mere error of judgment, of knowledge, of taste, as one proof among others that he had not always lived in the best society, that with all the gentleness of his address, true elegance was sometimes wanting; but, till this very day, she had never, for an instant, suspected it to mean any thing but grateful respect to her as Harriet's friend.
I do not mean that the adult Martians are unnecessarily or intentionally cruel to the young, but theirs is a hard and pitiless struggle for existence upon a dying planet, the natural resources of which have dwindled to a point where the support of each additional life means an added tax upon the community into which it is thrown.
Surely, George, you are alarming yourself unnecessarily.
He had been indiscreet, but he had alarmed himself unnecessarily.
Similarly, though with a subtle difference, a species of fervour or intoxication, known, without doubt, to have led some persons to brave the guillotine unnecessarily, and to die by it, was not mere boastfulness, but a wild infection of the wildly shaken public mind.
If the road over which you will still have to pass should in some places appear to you tedious or irksome, you will recollect that you are in quest of information on a subject the most momentous which can engage the attention of a free people, that the field through which you have to travel is in itself spacious, and that the difficulties of the journey have been unnecessarily increased by the mazes with which sophistry has beset the way.
And Bill struggles out, a muddy, trampled wreck, and in an unnecessarily aggressive mood - he being under the evident belief that the whole thing has been done on purpose.
She did not like her position--alone with the old man, who seemed to show a strange flaring of nervous energy which enabled him to speak again and again without falling into his usual cough; yet she desired not to push unnecessarily the contradiction which agitated him.
Don't irritate him unnecessarily," had been Wendy's instructions in the hold; so Tootles stepped forward politely.
returned he, with a rather wintry smile - 'I'm glad you have overcome or forgotten your own afflictions so far as to be able to study so deeply the affairs of others, and trouble your head so unnecessarily about the fancied or possible calamities of their future life.