Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not needed or wished for; unnecessary.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Needlessly; without cause.
  • Having no need; not in want of anything.
  • Not wanted; unnecessary; not requisite: as, needless labor; needless expense.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Having no need.
  • adjective Not wanted; unnecessary; not requisite
  • adjective Without sufficient cause; groundless; causeless.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not needed; unnecessary.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective unnecessary and unwarranted

Etymologies

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need +‎ -less

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