Examples of needless in a Sentence
needless expenditures that pushed the construction project way over budget
Recent Examples of needless from the Web
Perhaps needless to say, this is one documentary that should benefit from big-screen viewing.
That prompted the Duffers to promise to address Barb’s disappearance in Season 2, which comes in the form of a needless subplot that only adds to the wheel-spinning in the first half of the season.
There was a lot at stake there that day, needless to say, for both teams.
This rich rotter’s story, needless to say, does not end well for him.
Conspicuously absent from that list: the 76ers’ Markelle Fultz, sitting out indefinitely with a shoulder injury and a strange, needless controversy.
Needless to say, Russian media gave it blanket coverage.
Needless to say, this investigation is an extremely sensitive one, even for a dab hand like de Lacy.
DEFENSE WINS THE GAME The Enquirer's Tom Groeschen will feature the UC defense soon, but needless to say, Luke Fickell is seeking to improve the unit that was 11th of 12 American Athletic Conference teams in 3rd and 4th down conversions.
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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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- … he moved furtively forwards, never taking any needless chances or making sudden movements.
- —Brian Jacques, Redwall
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