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

  • adjective Not required or requested; unwanted.
  • adjective Not justified or deserved; unwarranted.

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

  • adjective Not called for; not required or needed; improper; gratuitous; wanton.

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

  • adjective Unwanted; not requested or required.
  • adjective Unwarranted, disproportionate, or inappropriate; not deserved or justified, especially when rude or offensive.

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

  • adjective not required or requested
  • adjective unnecessary and unwarranted


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