Unnecessary synonyms and antonyms

ŭn-nĕs'ĭ-sĕr'ē

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Void of essence, or real being.
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Unwarranted, disproportionate, or inappropriate; not deserved or justified, especially when rude or offensive.
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Not needed; unnecessary; irrelevant
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More than enough; overabundant; excess; superfluous
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(Rare) Without essence or existence; immaterial
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Open to objection
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Not called for by the circumstances; uncalled-for; without reason, cause, or proof; adopted or asserted without any good ground; unjustified.
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Necessary; being needed.
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The definition of exorbitant is something that is excessive or goes beyond reasonable.
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The definition of futile is something that won't succeed or is unimportant.
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To displace something, or take precedence over something
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Logically inevitable:
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Not strictly necessary; dispensable:
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Supplemental or added to something.
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Of, or relating to pleonasm.
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Not wanted:
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Left to one's option, or choice; not compulsory; elective
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Capable of being vacated; liable to be annulled or made invalid; voidable.
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Detrimental; unfavorable.
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From an external source; not innate or inherent, foreign.
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Subject to dispensation, as a vow or church law.
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Being more than is usual, required, or permitted:
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Used to fill out a sentence, line, etc.
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The definition of lavish is very generous or abundant.
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Superfluous
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Greater in number than.
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To bypass a requirement or make it unnecessary; to avoid a future problem or difficult situation.
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Needed; essential:
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Having little or no importance; not essential.
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Not pertinent; irrelevant
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The definition of surplus is something that is in excess of what you need.
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The definition of chance is accidental or not expected or planned.
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The definition of haphazard is something disorganized or without any particular order to it.
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Without use or possibility to be used.
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Lacking worth; of no use or value.
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The definition of random is an action that happens without order or without reason.
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The definition of indispensable is essential or absolutely necessary.
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The definition of casual is someone or something relaxed, occasional, not planned or informal.
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To act in advance of; get ahead of; anticipate
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The definition of essential is completely necessary or part of the basic nature of something.
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(Obs.) Undisciplined; unmanageable
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Happening by chance, or unexpectedly; taking place not according to the usual course of things; casual; fortuitous
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The definition of fortuitous is happening by chance.
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