Part of speech:
Unnecessary and out of place; impertinent
With evidence or testimony, not pertinent to the claims or defenses in the case. With evidence or testimony, not pertinent to the claims or defenses in the case.
Needlessly wordy or repetitive in expression:
Going beyond what is reasonable or customary, especially in cost or price:
Not strictly necessary; dispensable:
Lacking vigor or purpose; inept or ineffective
Supplemental or added to something.
Not needed; unnecessary; irrelevant
Left to one's option, or choice; not compulsory; elective
Capable of being avoided, shunned, or escaped.
Open to objection
Lacking aim or method; purposeless; haphazard
That can be dispensed with; not important
(Biology) Of or belonging to a structure that develops in an unusual place:
Granted without obligation
Being more than is usual, required, or permitted:
Used to fill out a sentence, line, etc.
Subject to an additional charge:
Not essential; unessential.
Very generous or liberal in giving or spending, often extravagantly so; prodigal
(Biochem.) Designating biological compounds, esp. amino acids, required by living systems, that can be made in adequate amounts from other dietary constituents
Done or observed beyond the degree required or expected
Exceeding a fixed, prescribed, or standard number; extra:
Designating or of commodities (specif., certain excess farm products) bought, stored, distributed, etc. by the government under the Federal price-support program
To anticipate and prevent something from happening; to dispose of something.
Designed for informal occasions or use
Caused by or ascribable to chance; unexpected, random, or casual:
Not planned; random
Unrelated to the topic or matter at hand.
To act in advance of; get ahead of; anticipate
Bringing, or happening by, good luck; fortunate
(Obs.) Undisciplined; unmanageable
Belonging but not essential; attributive; incidental
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