unnecessarily

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adverb un·nec·es·sar·i·ly \ˌən-ˌne-sə-ˈser-ə-lē\

Definition of unnecessarily

  1. :  not by necessity :  to an unnecessary degree unnecessarily harsh criticism

1565

First Known Use of unnecessarily

1565



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