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Unneeded   /ənnˈidɪd/   Listen

Not necessary.  Synonym: unnecessary.

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"Unneeded" Quotes from Famous Books

... has, then, the threads of its warp hung like a weighted veil, from the top of the loom to the floor, with a huge wooden roller to receive the finished fabric at the bottom and one at the top for the yet unneeded threads. Each thread of the warp is caught by a loop, which in turn is fastened to a movable bar, and by means of this the worker is able to advance or withdraw the alternate threads for the casting of the broche or flute, ...
— The Tapestry Book • Helen Churchill Candee

... people at this season it should be welcomed. It had often puzzled him, the behavior of the human family at this so-called Christian holiday in which tired people were overworked, poor people bought what they couldn't afford, and the rich gave unneeded things to the rich and were given unwanted ones in return. The hands of all people—all places—had become outstretched. It wasn't the giving of money that mattered. But what did matter was the hugeness of the habit ...
— How It Happened • Kate Langley Bosher

Words linked to "Unneeded" :   unessential, redundant, necessity, spare, gratuitous, unnecessary, superfluous, uncalled-for, surplus, necessary, supererogatory, inessential, supernumerary, excess, needless, extra

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