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Definition of 'unduly'

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They feel it was unduly harsh. The Sun (2017)When we do, is it unduly pessimistic to wonder if we will all remain as united on free trade? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Witnesses said that a friend of the victim, present at the murder, seemed unduly calm? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Not that you worry about it unduly because your back is hurting so much. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There are also those people who seem unduly anxious from early childhood. Knowles, Jane Know Your Own Mind (1991)Neither is unduly bothered about petrol consumption. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Care must be taken not to be unduly selective about what is included in the reference. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But she seems to fret unduly about money. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He did not seem unduly alarmed at the white shade of my skin. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But his manager would not be unduly concerned about letting him play. The Sun (2009)But this viewpoint seems unduly pessimistic. Sanderson, Stephen K. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)The move chosen seems unduly passive. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It doesn't feel unduly heavy and the steering is light to the point of nondescript. Times, Sunday Times (2015)On the long train journey south he worries that he is presenting an unduly optimistic of Africa. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Time had proved him not unduly pessimistic, he said. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If all this sounds unduly pessimistic, take heart. Butterworth, Jane Why Am I Afraid to Divorce? (1994)He hasn't been unduly knocked about and has been found an easy opening. The Sun (2009)They don't seem unduly scarred by early exposure to current affairs. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The point is not to feel unduly guilty if a structured family devotional time doesn't come easily. Christianity Today (2000)He didn't seem unduly worried. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Is the book unduly pessimistic? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Perhaps Cowen is unduly pessimistic. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This can sometimes mean that the diplomats become a bit too optimistic, while the military are unduly pessimistic as a result of looking at "worst case "scenarios. Abshire, David M. Preventing World War III - A Realistic Grand Strategy (1988)

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Translations for 'unduly'

British English: unduly ADVERB
If you say that something does not happen or is not done unduly, you mean that it does not happen or is not done to an excessive or unnecessary extent.
But you're not unduly worried about doing this report?'—'No'.

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