unduly

[ uhn-doo-lee, -dyoo- ]
/ ʌnˈdu li, -ˈdyu- /

adverb

excessively: unduly worried.
in an inappropriate, unjustifiable, or improper manner: unduly critical.

QUIZZES

IS YOUR DESERT PLANT KNOWLEDGE SUCCULENT OR DRIED UP?

Cactus aficionados, don't get left in the dust with this quiz on desert plants. Find out if you have the knowledge to survive this prickly foray into the desert!
Question 1 of 7
This tall, horizontally branched cactus is probably the most recognizable cactus in Arizona. What is it called?

Origin of unduly

First recorded in 1350–1400, unduly is from the Middle English word undewely.See undue, -ly
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for unduly

British Dictionary definitions for unduly

unduly
/ (ʌnˈdjuːlɪ) /

adverb

immoderately; excessively
in contradiction of moral or legal standards
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012