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- adv. In a needless manner.
- adv. To a degree or extent beyond what is needed.
- adv. Without need.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a needless manner; without necessity; unnecessarily.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. without need
Therefore it all just might again needlessly/tragically spill over to the real economy, like it did in August 2008, when they let the last financial crisis spill over into the real economy, and from which we are only beginning to recover.
They should just hire Gary Alt. He succeeded in needlessly slaughtering the deer herd here in Pennsylvania.
Whether they want soldiers "to die needlessly" is not the point.
I have never understood what’s so offensive about using ‘Democrat’ as an adjective, but I don’t do it, because I see no point in needlessly antagonizing the other side.
The ULA briefing was very strong, but it was obvious that the presenter didn't want to antagonize NASA needlessly, which is a moot point now anyway.
If your intention is to merely report on the controversy (which you have ably done in the body of the post), then I think your use of “racist” in the title needlessly mars the rest of the post.
Purists and propagandists alike dispute over terms needlessly; in the English language, it was indeed a massacre.
Wildenvey's version, therefore, can only be characterized as needlessly free.
Saying that a program manager "needlessly" deletes instruments in an attempt to stay within budget is 100% the wrong approach.
TAC said every day about 900 South Africans died "needlessly" of