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undue

un·due

undue

 
pronunciation:
uhn du
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Homophone Note, Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not justifiable; excessive.
He took an undue amount of time to finish the job.
antonyms:
due
definition 2: not proper or justified.
The man she's seeing has undue influence over her.The play received undue criticism in my opinion.
antonyms:
due
definition 3: not yet due for payment.
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Homophone Note
The words undue and undo (to release or reverse) sound alike but have different meanings.
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