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need·less

needless

 
pronunciation:
nid lihs
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: of no use; not wanted; unrequired.
Another chair would be a needless piece of furniture in this tiny room.She thinks I'm still a child, so she's always giving me needless instructions.
synonyms:
dispensable, superfluous, unnecessary, unneeded
antonyms:
necessary, needful
similar words:
expendable, gratuitous, inessential, nonessential, otiose, pointless, supererogatory, useless
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derivations: needlessly (adv.), needlessness (n.)