unduly


un·du·ly

adverb \ˌən-ˈdü-lē, -ˈdyü-\

: to an extreme, unreasonable, or unnecessary degree

Full Definition of UNDULY

:  in an undue manner :  excessively <an unduly harsh punishment> <unduly sensitive>

Examples of UNDULY

  1. taxes that unduly burden homeowners
  2. The punishment was unduly harsh.

First Known Use of UNDULY

14th century

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