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1. unnecessary

adjective. ['ənˈnɛsəˌsɛri'] not necessary.

Synonyms

  • unessential
  • redundant
  • inessential
  • spare
  • surplus
  • excess
  • extra
  • superfluous
  • needless
  • gratuitous
  • necessity
  • supernumerary
  • unneeded
  • uncalled-for

Antonyms

  • essential
  • unexpendable
  • inessentiality
  • important

Etymology

  • necessary (English)
  • necessarye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Unnecessary

  • actuary
  • ancillary
  • apothecary
  • arbitrary
  • arbitrary
  • aviary
  • budgetary
  • contemporary
  • customary
  • deflationary
  • dictionary
  • dietary
  • dignitary
  • disciplinary
  • discretionary
  • disinflationary
  • dispensary
  • diversionary
  • diversionary
  • dromedary

How do you spell unnecessary? Is it unnecesary ?

A common misspelling of unnecessary is unnecesary

Sentences with unnecessary


1. Adjective
Steaming is a healthy way to cook fish, as it doesn't add any unnecessary fat.

Quotes about unnecessary


1. Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.
- C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves

2. Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
- C. S. Lewis

3. For where all love is, the speaking is unnecessary
- Diana Gabaldon, Outlander

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