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Synonyms for unnecessary
ʌnˈnɛs əˌsɛr i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unnecessary, unneeded(adj)

    not necessary

    Synonyms:
    unneeded

    Antonyms:
    required, obligatory, incumbent, necessary, essential, needed, requisite, needful, indispensable

Wiktionary

  1. unnecessary(adjective)

    Not needed or necessary.

    The automatic child-frightener made clowns unnecessary.

    Synonyms:
    unneeded, superfluous, needless, innecessary

    Antonyms:
    needed, necessary

  2. unnecessary(adjective)

    Done in addition to requirements; unrequired.

    Synonyms:
    additional, innecessary

    Antonyms:
    required, mandatory

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. unnecessary

    Synonyms:
    casual, contingent, needless, non-essential, optional, useless, worthless

    Antonyms:
    essential, indispensable, inevitable, infallible, necessary, needed, needful, required, requisite, unavoidable, undeniable

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. unnecessary

    Synonyms:
    uncalled for, useless, needless

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unnecessary(a.)

    Synonyms:
    needless, useless, not requisite, not needed

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unnecessary(a)

    Synonyms:
    superfluous, useless, needless, uncalled for, expletive, redundant, supernumerary

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