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This wasn’t exactly wrong, as most locations in the immediate area got one to two inches from the storm’s second phase, but it turns out to have been an unnecessary adjustment.

Here, it is crucial to understand that the unnecessary use of keywords is going to ruin your ranking.

It argued that requiring all teachers to return was unnecessary because fewer than 20 percent of students had returned for in-person instruction.

High wattage means more power and airflow as opposed to unnecessary high heat for a quick blow-dry.

The Democratic-Republicans saw the law as not only a partisan effort to silence criticism, but also as unnecessary because they believed truth would inevitably win out through a free exchange of ideas.

Sure, doctors may have said this was unnecessary, but who are you going to believe: Doctors or George Will?

The U.K. alone is now treating 300 women and girls each month for the aftereffects of the brutal, unnecessary surgery.

For these people, unnecessary police violence is an all too frequent reality.

Necks are rubbed, pimples popped and haircuts given on a totally unnecessary, weekly basis.

This is an important and complex topic, but to some, it seems like an unnecessary question.

She bathed Madame Ratignolle's face with cologne, while Robert plied the fan with unnecessary vigor.

Nevertheless, when once issued, they made unnecessary any resort to additional Bank of England notes.

It is almost unnecessary to add, that the porter had his share well paid, and that the fisherman got the full value for his prize.

This seemed entirely unnecessary to mine host, and he wanted to argue the point.

He believed in the value of viva voce discussion, and discouraged all unnecessary inter-departmental correspondence.


On this page you'll find 61 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unnecessary, such as: avoidable, futile, gratuitous, irrelevant, needless, and redundant.

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