American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adv. Excessively; immoderately: unduly familiar with strangers.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an undue manner or degree; wrongly; improperly; excessively; inordinately.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. In an undue manner.
- adv. to an undue degree
- undue + -ly (Wiktionary)
“Drawing attention to what he called unduly stringent time regulations and unstructured or inconclusive meetings, Ledger said not all interested parties had been given a chance to comment on the plan.”
“Rest assured, by the way, that any comments you may post here that indulge in unduly coarse language will be deleted.”
“A widespread sense prevailed that de Man's thinking posed, in unduly formalist fashion, the literary text against or outside of history rather than embedded in it.”
“And although Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton yesterday blamed regulatory issues for the collapse of the deal, insiders have suggested that further improvements in the economic climate - and in Rio's financial position - since the scheme was proposed left Rio management feeling the terms unduly favoured BHP.”
“(d) to otherwise restrain or injure competition unduly, is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years or to a fine not exceeding ten million dollars or to both”
“I don’t want them to sag, or to look funny, or to deviate unduly from the breasts of those women whom I find attractive.”
“Now customers are in a new stage of recovery for the rest, slogging through what some describe as an unduly arduous claims process.”
“Ah!" exclaimed the Postilion with a slow nod, and drawing out the word unduly, "and talking o 'sheets and beds -- what about my second passenger?”
“Of course, Doctor, if you find the word miracle unduly sectarian, we can substitute success.”
“To take but one point: Mr. Sleuth did not ask to be called unduly early.”
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