Definition of 'needless'
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Needless to say we have not attended one since. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Needless to say, this research is underfunded. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Needless to say, these were heavily suppressed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Needless to say, the meeting does not go well. The Sun (2016)Needless to say, she could also lose it either way. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Needless to say, it has always been a privilege. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Needless to say, it goes awry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Needless to say, it all goes horribly wrong. The Sun (2016)Cancer patients are routinely left in needless pain as they approach the end of their lives, the first study of its kind has found. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When is an excess death not a needless death? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Playing a reserve goalkeeper in a crucial fixture was a needless risk. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Needless to say that has not been the case so far. The Sun (2016)The effort was there but will not have pleased his manager with number of needless fouls. The Sun (2006)But that will not stop him trying to save him from further needless yellow cards. The Sun (2013)Some doctors argue that it causes needless worry when there are few treatments to offer. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Then they campaigned tirelessly to highlight the injustices that led to those needless deaths. The Sun (2011)Needless risk and bravado have changed only in medium. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Needless to say no such complete solution occurred. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It was a needless and petulant foul. The Sun (2010)Please sign up and help us reduce all these needless deaths. The Sun (2011)The public want to see an end to the mismanagement and complacency which brought about his needless suffering and death. The Sun (2009)Needless to say he is mortified. The Sun (2015)Oh, what needless pain we bear. Christianity Today (2000)Is enough done to reduce the needless risks faced by British soldiers? Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was a needless worry. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And his tackles became more ferocious as game wore on, raising fears he could lose his cool and collect a needless red card. The Sun (2010)The results often cause needless concern or false reassurance, and can lead to unnecessary procedures that can be invasive, painful and risky. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'needless'
British English: needless ADJECTIVE
Something that is needless is completely unnecessary.
But his death was so needless.
Definition of needless from the Collins English Dictionary
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