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Princeton's WordNet

  1. needlesslyadverb

    without need

    "it would needlessly bring badness into the world"

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  1. List of paraphrases for "needlessly":

    unnecessarily, pointlessly, unduly, uselessly

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#33119unduly
#47349needlessly
#111984uselessly
#168331pointlessly

How to use needlessly in a sentence?

  1. Paul Ryan:

    Obviously we’re in favorite of repealing the individual mandate, but we didn’t want to needlessly complicate the passage of tax reform, so we want to see the Senate go first and see if they can get that done and then we’ll discuss whether or not it gets included at the end [in conference].

  2. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott:

    We don't want to add needlessly to the burdens of business but we do want to ensure that consumers get the information that they need and the public is protected. So we will do it in the most business-friendly way.

  3. Tim Phillips:

    The Trump administration has taken some incredibly positive steps for the American economy, but tariffs will undercut that progress and needlessly hamstring our full economic potential. There are better ways to negotiate trade deals than by punishing American consumers and businesses with higher cost.

  4. Bob Goodlatte:

    When will President Obama take ISIS threats seriously, as well as the warnings of national security officials within his own administration, and cease his plan to bring thousands of Syrian refugees into the United States? his disconnectedness to reality is needlessly jeopardizing national security and Americans' lives.

  5. House Speaker John Boehner:

    The fact remains that Secretary Clinton and the Obama administration have done everything they can to delay, derail, and stop this investigation, they've failed to turn over documents in a timely way, and their own actions have needlessly prolonged this panel's work.


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