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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.

unnecessary

(ʌnˈnɛsɪsərɪ; -ɪsrɪ)
adj
not necessary
unˈnecessarily adv
unˈnecessariness n

un•nec•es•sar•y

(ʌnˈnɛs əˌsɛr i)

adj.
not necessary; needless; unessential.
un•nec`es•sar′i•ly (-ˌnɛs əˈsɛər ə li, -ˈnɛs əˌsɛr-) adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unnecessary - not necessaryunnecessary - not necessary        
inessential, unessential - not basic or fundamental
necessary - absolutely essential

unnecessary

unnecessary

adjective
Translations
غَيْر ضَروريغَيْرُ ضَرُورِيّمُمكِن تَجَنُّبه
zbytečnýnadbytečný
unødvendig
unnötignicht notwendig
liigne
tarpeetonturha
nepotreban
nem szükségesszükségtelen
ónauîsynleguróòarfur
不必要な
불필요한
bereikalingas
lieksnevajadzīgs
onnodigonnodige
nadbytočný
nepotrebenodvečen
onödigonödigt
ไม่จำเป็น
không cần thiết

unnecessary

[ʌnˈnesɪsərɪ] ADJinnecesario
it is unnecessary to add thatno hace falta añadir que ..., no es necesario añadir que ...

unnecessary

[ʌnˈnɛsəsəri] adj [expenses, fuss, effort, suffering, force] → inutile
it is unnecessary to do sth → il est inutile de faire qch
It was unnecessary to do anything → Il était inutile de faire quoique ce soit.

unnecessary

adjunnötig; (= superfluous also)überflüssig; (= not requisite)nicht notwendig or nötig; no, you needn’t bother thanks, that’s quite unnecessarynein, machen Sie sich keine Umstände, das ist wirklich nicht nötig; it was quite unnecessary to be so rudees war wirklich nicht nötig, so grob zu werden; it was unnecessary for you to do thates war nicht nötig, dass du das getan hast; really, that was quite unnecessary of you!also, das war wirklich überflüssig!

unnecessary

[ʌnˈnɛsɪsrɪ] adj (superfluous) → non necessario/a, superfluo/a; (useless) → inutile
it was unnecessary to be rude! → non c'era bisogno di essere sgarbato!
it's unnecessary for you to attend → non è necessario che tu intervenga

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.

unnecessary

غَيْرُ ضَرُورِيّ zbytečný unødvendig unnötig περιττός innecesario tarpeeton inutile nepotreban inutile 不必要な 불필요한 onnodig unødvendig niepotrzebny desnecessário излишний onödig ไม่จำเป็น gereksiz không cần thiết 不必要的

unnecessary

a. innecesario-a, inútil.
References in classic literature ?
Keep her in ignorance, if you wish to spare her unnecessary anxiety, and me unnecessary distress.
Thus, when we find that in the "Returns" all the prominent Greek heroes except Odysseus are accounted for, we are forced to believe that the author of this poem knew the "Odyssey" and judged it unnecessary to deal in full with that hero's adventures.
But one of them who was exceedingly old (for many a field had he plowed) thus spoke: "These Butchers, it is true, slaughter us, but they do so with skillful hands, and with no unnecessary pain.
She turned everything out and began quickly repacking, deciding that the inferior Russian carpets and unnecessary crockery should not be taken at all.
If, to avoid this consequence, they had attempted a partial enumeration of the exceptions, and described the residue by the general terms, NOT NECESSARY OR PROPER, it must have happened that the enumeration would comprehend a few of the excepted powers only; that these would be such as would be least likely to be assumed or tolerated, because the enumeration would of course select such as would be least necessary or proper; and that the unnecessary and improper powers included in the residuum, would be less forcibly excepted, than if no partial enumeration had been made.
That was unnecessary," said Margaret, growing warmer.
Heart" was intended for a much longer tale, and is unavoidably incomplete; but it is unnecessary to point out defects that even the juvenile reader will soon detect.
Would you like, for the sake of clearness, to distinguish which are the necessary and which are the unnecessary pleasures?
Vernon, I think, was a great deal too kind to her when he was in Staffordshire; her behaviour to him, independent of her general character, has been so inexcusably artful and ungenerous since our marriage was first in agitation that no one less amiable and mild than himself could have overlooked it all; and though, as his brother's widow, and in narrow circumstances, it was proper to render her pecuniary assistance, I cannot help thinking his pressing invitation to her to visit us at Churchhill perfectly unnecessary.
Circumstances of an imperious nature, which it is unnecessary to relate here, had prevented him from taking service with that gallant army which had fought the disastrous campaigns ending with the fall of Corinth, and he chafed under the inglorious restraint, longing for the release of his energies, the larger life of the soldier, the opportunity for distinction.
There ought also to be temples erected at proper places, both to the gods and the heroes; but it is unnecessary to dwell longer and most minutely on these particulars--for it is by no means difficult to plan these things, it is rather so to carry them into execution; for the theory is the child of our wishes, but the practical part must depend upon fortune; for which reason we shall decline saying anything farther upon these subjects.
Now, I care not who maintains the contrary, but all this is both foolish and unnecessary.