needlessness


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need·less

 (nēd′lĭs)
adj.
Not needed or wished for; unnecessary.

need′less·ly adv.
need′less·ness n.
Translations

needlessness

[ˈniːdlɪsnɪs] N [of action] → carácter m innecesario, innecesariedad f; [of remark] → inoportunidad f

needlessness

nUnnötigkeit f
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My face expressed a wonder so unaffected that he saw the needlessness of further questions.
What's rankling about this shift is its needlessness.
It's something we need today a lot," he explained, adding: "In this work I point out the needlessness of the cultural conflicts we are seeing in Turkey right now and the fact that these problems do not have a firm base.
Indeed, we have often thought, without elaborate study of these laws of health, the desired result might be almost always attained by a little exercise of common sense on the part of him who realised the needlessness and evil of a weak and impure body, and the sure way of retrieving it.
Paul modestly tells the reader that Swords into Plowshares "is about the needlessness of war and whose interests are served by war.
3d at 1090 (describing needlessness of import trade definition).
This fresh-faced comic is ready to let loose on the needlessness of the ubiquitous bucket list and kick back against the all-consuming trend of social networking.
She notes that women are often forgotten or deemed negligible in the annals of Church history but remarks upon the needlessness of this.
urging upon the public the seriousness and needlessness of this annual loss.
At times, Green's language can border on bawdy, though he never crosses the line of gratuitousness or needlessness.
The World as I Saw, As I Heard" is an environmental story written from perspective of a tree, as Ravi Mehrotra makes a call for conservation, as he writes of the needlessness waste that often occurs surrounding forests and their trees.