unduly

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adverb un·du·ly \ ˌən-ˈdü-lē , -ˈdyü- \

Definition of unduly

:in an undue manner :excessively
  • an unduly harsh punishment
  • unduly sensitive

Examples of unduly in a Sentence

  1. taxes that unduly burden homeowners

  2. The punishment was unduly harsh.

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First Known Use of unduly

14th century


UNDULY Defined for English Language Learners

unduly

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Definition of unduly for English Language Learners

  • : to an extreme, unreasonable, or unnecessary degree


Law Dictionary

unduly

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adverb un·du·ly \ ˌən-ˈdü-lē, -ˈdyü- \

legal Definition of unduly

:in an undue manner :to an excessive degree
  • unduly influenced the testator


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