from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. Needlessly, not necessarily
- adv. Not by necessity.
- adv. To an extent beyond what is needed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an unnecessary manner; without necessity; needlessly; superfluously.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in an unnecessary manner
- adv. without any necessity
To borrow a now infamous bit of BBC phraseology, the title unnecessarily sexes up a story that stands on its on merits.
Newspapers of the day inveighed, nastily, against what one called an "unnecessarily imported" crisis of "ethnic criminality".
Liu granted he'd used what he called unnecessarily colorful language when he wrote that Alito's record envisions an America where, among other things, a black man may be sentenced to death by an all-white jury for killing a white man.
The billions of dollars being wasted and thousands of people dying unnecessarily is the status quo.
Malvolio says: uh_clem: The billions of dollars being wasted and thousands of people dying unnecessarily is the status quo.
March 16, 2010, 4: 21 pm yankev says: uh_clem: The billions of dollars being wasted and thousands of people dying unnecessarily is the status quo.
It is to save money, and I do not believe in unnecessarily wasting natural resources when there are cost effective ways to reduce the use.
Multiple standards would also result in unnecessarily high costs incurred in writing ‘bridge’ code to connect different products, and things like data migration.
I believe mainstreamers box themselves in unnecessarily by excluding a teleological possibility a priori.
The brown background makes the user strain unnecessarily to read the text.