adjective need·less \ˈnēd-ləs\

: not needed or necessary

Full Definition of NEEDLESS

:  not needed :  unnecessary <needless waste>
need·less·ly adverb
need·less·ness noun
needless to say
:  as is self-evident or to be expected

Examples of NEEDLESS

  1. <needless expenditures that pushed the construction project way over budget>

First Known Use of NEEDLESS

14th century

Rhymes with NEEDLESS

NEEDLESSLY Defined for Kids


adjective need·less \ˈnēd-ləs\

Definition of NEEDLESS for Kids

:  unnecessary <… he moved furtively forwards, never taking any needless chances or making sudden movements. — Brian Jacques, Redwall>
need·less·ly adverb


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