unnecessarily

[ uhn-nes-uh-ser-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF unnecessarily

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"You are unnecessarily alarmed, my dear young lady," he said.

The scout, entering, found a cheerful, unnecessarily large fire.

She dismounted—lifted down (so unnecessarily it seemed) by the rogue.

"I'm ready," he announced, rising from his chair so that he jostled Fulton unnecessarily.

Still, Louise had been alarmed, unnecessarily so, Mrs. Pennypoker had told her.

Camden (he wrote) must really not press for them unnecessarily.

I could not avoid the feeling that I had been unnecessarily brutal.

Has that young prodigy of mine tried to frighten you unnecessarily.

He went out and most unnecessarily banged the door behind him.

"I have never quite approved of the Secret House," he said, unnecessarily.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, from un- (1) "not" + necessary. Related: Unnecessarily.

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