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adjective as in unnecessary, groundless


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That process took days, involved fax machines, and, needless to say, offered no scratch-and-win prizes.

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The steps were needed to avoid risking “needless suffering and death,” he said.

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Decoupling also implies needless fear of head-to-head competition, which we simply have to face and in which we continue to enjoy significant advantage.

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It just seems to be a silly and needless risk given what has happened in the last 48 hours with the president.

As a health care consumer in America, you are far more likely to be steered toward needless tests and procedures than away from them.

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His Oxford shirts and matching boxers are, needless to say, woven.

The airline industry objects that sometimes these deployable recorders can pop out without cause, spreading needless alarm.

Needless to say, Juxiao was thrilled to see them and gave each of them a lot of love and affection.

Needless to say, this does not enamor her to the powers that be in Cameroon.

Needless to say, Howie disagrees with that characterization.

Because if that was to atone for man's sin, it was needless, as God could have forgiven man without Himself suffering.

Needless to say, the Worcestershire baronet had returned to his ancestral acres a sadder but a wiser man.

In writing K. I try to convey the truth in terms which will neither give him needless anxiety or undue confidence.

Mr. Pontellier had a vague suspicion of it which he thought it needless to mention at that late day.

The needless insertions of little words in many of the 15th-century MSS.

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On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to needless, such as: excessive, gratuitous, pointless, inessential, nonessential, and causeless.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.