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undue

un·due

undue

pronunciation:
uhn du
features:
Homophone Note, Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: too much; more than is right or appropriate.
We protested the undue cruelty shown to prisoners of war.
antonyms:
due
Homophone Note
The words undue and undo (to release or reverse) sound alike but have different meanings.
Word Parts
The word undue contains the following part:
un-1 Old English prefix that means not
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The prefix un1 attaches to adjectives to create adjectives that mean the opposite of the base word.
synonyms:
dis-, de-, in-2