Examples of needless in a Sentence
needless expenditures that pushed the construction project way over budget
Recent Examples of needless from the Web
Worse, for her, each cycle erodes the value of Dunham’s personal and creative brand, her actual output receding into the background as her prominence as the millennial generation’s needless uproar generator blunders to the fore.
Laura Dern and Benicio Del Toro are both wonderful actors, and yet both of them were stuck in this movie essentially to act as needless roadblocks for everyone else.
Pai argued that the Obama-era rules brought needless government intrusion to a thriving sector, and discouraged investment in broadband.
So needless to say, Saturday’s game is a bit of a special occasion.
Disney World has not yet announced an official opening date for the park yet, but needless to say, summer 2018 can’t come soon enough.
Five years before becoming Donald Trump’s FDA Commissioner, for instance, Scott Gottlieb slammed the agency for needless delays in the assessment of lifesaving drugs for children afflicted with Hunter syndrome.
Congressional Republicans should stop their needless self-sabotage, scrap this Leftist fourth rate on the rich, and speed the enactment of President Trump’s giant, beautiful, massive tax cut.
As both sides lazily gave the ball away and slowed down the fluidity of the second half with needless fouls, Brighton wasted a perfect opportunity to double the lead with twenty minutes left on the clock.
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First Known Use of needless
Synonymsdispensable, gratuitous, inessential, unnecessary, nonessential, uncalled-for, unessential, unwarranted
Antonymsessential, indispensable, necessary, needed, needful, required
Related Wordsdiscretionary, elective, optional; extra, extraneous, irrelative, irrelevant, redundant, superfluous
Near Antonymsall-important, crucial, important, vital; imperative, pressing, urgent
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Definition of needless for Students
- … he moved furtively forwards, never taking any needless chances or making sudden movements.
- —Brian Jacques, Redwall
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