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ˈnid lɪsneed·less

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. needless

    Synonyms:
    unnecessary, useless, superfluous, gratuitous

    Antonyms:
    needful, useful, helpful, obligatory

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gratuitous, needless, uncalled-foradjective

    unnecessary and unwarranted

    "a strikers' tent camp...was burned with needless loss of life"

    Synonyms:
    complimentary, costless, free, gratis(p), uncalled-for, gratuitous

    Antonyms:
    necessary

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. needlessadjective

    Synonyms:
    unnecessary, useless, not requisite, not needed

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. needlessadjective

    Synonyms:
    unnecessary, groundless, unfounded

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "needless":

    unnecessary, strike, useless, pointless, superfluous, futile

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#42free
#1984optional
#3884strike
#4833casual
#9440complimentary
#9462unnecessary
#10226useless
#13558contingent
#17350needless
#18270pointless
#20769worthless
#26975futile
#35699superfluous
#39008gratuitous
#151832costless

How to use needless in a sentence?

  1. Joe Biden:

    Anyone can't get a test around the country. Granted, more tests are coming forward, but look, this needless complacency that The President has engaged in from the very beginning, the President knew about this crisis all the way back in January and February. The President's been incompetent the way in which The President responded to it.

  2. Undersecretary John Cohen:

    That fear, from a law enforcement perspective, is highly misplaced, it may be effective at energizing the base, but it creates a needless fear of the caravan.

  3. Air Force Secretary Deborah James:

    I don’t think we fully understand what it’s about, needless to say, any efforts that would attempt to prop up a regime that is causing such death and destruction is not a welcome series of events.

  4. United States:

    I will eliminate all needless and job killing regulations now on the books, and there are plenty of them, this includes eliminating some of our most intrusive regulations like the Waters of the United States Rule. It also means scrapping the EPA's so-called Clean Power Plan, which the government itself estimates will cost $ 7.2 billion a year.

  5. Ben Crump:

    The truth has finally cut through the noise, i have full faith that this truth will prevail to punish this coldblooded killer who angrily created the altercation that led to Markeis' needless death.

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