- undset, sigrid,
- undulant fever,
- undulating membrane,
- undulating pulse
Origin of undue
Examples from the Web for undue
Ryan did not go into detail on what an “undue burden” would be.Paul Ryan’s Plan: Rebooting Compassionate Conservatism|Eleanor Clift|July 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Critics contend that bundlers have undue influence over politicians.Senate Democrats Snag Campaign Cash From Lobbyist-Bundlers|Michael Beckel|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Placing an undue emphasis on our ‘separateness’ is a step backward.Fringe Factor: Penn. Health Dept. Says Gays Are Like 12 Year Olds|Caitlin Dickson|September 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
After undue delay the United States has finally put itself in support of such a process.Obama’s Deal With Afghanistan Underscores Its Crucial Role in the War on Terror|Bruce Riedel|May 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But people also have a right to a fair trial and freedom from an undue flogging.
The bodily fatigue thus induced, especially when coupled with a reduced diet, is a reliable cure for undue sexual desires.The Soul of the Indian|[AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman
I did not realize at the time how ungallant was the undue advantage I took of her.The Golden Road|Frank Waller Allen
When he left Balliol he was called to the Bar, but never gave it undue preference over the paddock.
It is the undue humility of some and the arrogance and polemical tendency of others that prevent good general conversation.Conversation|Mary Greer Conklin
Her sense of humour saved her from any undue inflation of values.Cinderella Jane|Marjorie Benton Cooke
late 14c., "not owing or payable," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of due (adj.). Formed on model of Old French indeu, Latin indebitus. Meaning "not appropriate, unseasonable" is recorded from late 14c. Sense of "unjustifiable" is attested from c.1400 (implied in unduly). Meaning "excessive" is first recorded 1680s.