needless

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English needlees, nedelees, nedeles, equivalent to need +‎ -less.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

needless (comparative more needless, superlative most needless)

  1. Not needed; unnecessary.
    Antonym: needful
    This new project of yours will only be a needless expense.

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Adverb[edit]

needless (comparative more needless, superlative most needless)

  1. (archaic) Needlessly, without cause.

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