noun, plural un·nec·es·sar·ies.
Related formsun·nec·es·sar·i·ly [uhn-nes-uh-sair-uh-lee, -nes-uh-ser-] /ʌnˌnɛs əˈsɛər ə li, -ˈnɛs əˌsɛr-/, adverbun·nec·es·sar·i·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for unnecessary
Sure, doctors may have said this was unnecessary, but who are you going to believe: Doctors or George Will?George Will, Fox News, and the Beginning of an Ebola Conspiracy|Russell Saunders|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The U.K. alone is now treating 300 women and girls each month for the aftereffects of the brutal, unnecessary surgery.
For these people, unnecessary police violence is an all too frequent reality.
This is an important and complex topic, but to some, it seems like an unnecessary question.
Americans have cried for decades that our federal government is bloated, that there are too many duplicative and unnecessary laws.Former Lobbyist Jack Abramoff On Congressional Travel Disclosure|Jack Abramoff|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Any unnecessary work or any recreation which hinders us from hearing and profiting by God's Word is sinful.An Explanation of Luther's Small Catechism|Joseph Stump
The cost of building churches and supporting ministers would thus have been unnecessary, but God does not do things in that way.With the Children on Sunday|Sylvanus Stall
I could have done with fewer deeds of unnecessary kindness and more words of unguarded intimacy.Witching Hill|E. W. Hornung
It is unnecessary to say how welcome the proposition was to me.Recollections Of My Childhood And Youth|George Brandes
Very much may be said on this subject, but I hope, more at present is unnecessary.