unduly

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

adverb

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

Origin of unduly

First recorded in 1350–1400, unduly is from the Middle English word undewely. See undue, -ly
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unduly

/ (ʌnˈdjuːlɪ) /

adverb

immoderately; excessively
in contradiction of moral or legal standards
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Word Origin and History for unduly

unduly


adj.

late 14c., from un- (1) "not" + duly.

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