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
zbytečně
asjata
óòarflega
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 ?
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.
They ran from room to room unnecessarily, and lost time and patience in jostling each other on the stairs.
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.
Janet ventured to suggest that my aunt might be disturbing herself unnecessarily, and that she believed the donkey in question was then engaged in the sand-and-gravel line of business, and was not available for purposes of trespass.
But it tires the hand unnecessarily," whispered Raoul.
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.
If these lessons teach us, on one hand, to admire the improvement made by America on the ancient mode of preparing and establishing regular plans of government, they serve not less, on the other, to admonish us of the hazards and difficulties incident to such experiments, and of the great imprudence of unnecessarily multiplying them.
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.
Friend Conseil, I like you much, but not enough to eat you unnecessarily.
Elizabeth's spirits were so high on this occasion, that though she did not often speak unnecessarily to Mr.
Surely, George, you are alarming yourself unnecessarily.
My friend," said Dupin, in a kind tone, "you are alarming yourself unnecessarily - you are indeed.