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Wordnet 3.0


1. not necessary;
[syn: unnecessary, unneeded]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Unnecessary \Un*nec"es*sa*ry\, a. Not necessary; not required under the circumstances; unless; needless; as, unnecessary labor, care, or rigor. -- Un*nec"es*sa*ri*ly, adv. -- Un*nec"es*sa*ri*ness, n. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

unnecessary adj 1: not necessary [syn: unnecessary, unneeded] [ant: necessary]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

27 Moby Thesaurus words for "unnecessary": de trop, dispensable, disposable, excess, expendable, expletive, gratuitous, in excess, inessential, needless, nonessential, pleonastic, prolix, redundant, spare, supererogatory, superfluous, surplus, tautologic, tautologous, to spare, uncalled-for, unessential, unneeded, unrequired, unwanted, verbose