HyperDic: unnecessary

English > 1 sense of the word unnecessary:
ADJECTIVEallunnecessary, unneedednot necessary
unnecessary > pronunciation
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > unnecessary: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningnot necessary.
Attribute ofnecessityThe condition of being essential or indispensable
Narrowerexcess, extra, redundant, spare, supererogatory, superfluous, supernumerary, surplusMore than is needed, desired, or required
gratuitous, needless, uncalled-forunnecessary and unwarranted
inessentialnot absolutely necessary
spareKept in reserve especially for emergency use
See alsodispensablecapable of being dispensed ... / dispensed ... / dispensed with or done without
inessential, unessentialnot basic or fundamental
Oppositenecessaryabsolutely essential
Adverbsunnecessarilyin an unnecessary manner
unnecessarilywithout any necessity

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