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unnecessary meaning

EN[ʌnˈnɛ.sə.s(ə)ɹɪ] [ʌnˈnɛ.səˌsɛ.ɹɪ] [ʌnˈnɛ.səˌsɛ.ɹi] [-æri] [ʌnˈnɛs.ə.ɹɪ]
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WUnnecessary

    Definition of unnecessary in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMmore unnecessarySUPmost unnecessaryPREun-SUF-ary
    1. Not needed or necessary.
      1. The automatic child-frightener made clowns unnecessary.
    2. Done in addition to requirements; unrequired.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Corn starch, likewise, adds little since its primary functions are to absorb leftover moisture and decrease friction in the diaper area, which is unnecessary with current paper diaper designs.
        • These details are unnecessary and should be abstracted away.
        • Another addition that seemed unnecessary was the projection of several unfathomable woodcutlike prints.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • In this case the drop in cartilaginous dorsal height was helpful to deproject the nose, making dorsal cartilage excision unnecessary.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Morphemes
          • Prefixes
            • Words by prefix
              • Words prefixed with un-

        Other Vocabulary

        Look-Alike Words
        1. en innecessary
        2. en necessary
        3. en unnecessarily
        4. en unnessary
        5. en unnecessity
        Source: Wiktionary

        Meaning of unnecessary for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "unnecessary" is an adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a prefixe.
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