Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de needless

(adjectivo) 
Definition
not required
Our families thought I was taking a needless risk.
Sinônimos
unnecessary
The slaughter of whales is unnecessary and inhuman.
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excessive
The length of the prison sentence was excessive considering the nature of the crime.
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pointless
Violence is always pointless.
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gratuitous
The film has been criticized for its gratuitous violence.
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redundant
the conversion of redundant buildings to residential use
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superfluous
My presence at the afternoon's proceedings was superflous.
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expendable
Once we're of no more use to them, we're expendable.
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uncalled-for
Leo's uncalled-for remarks about her cousin
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dispensable
These resources are dispensable.
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nonessential
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undesired
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causeless
Opostos

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of dispensable
Definition
not essential
These resources are dispensable.
Sinônimos
in the sense of excessive
The length of the prison sentence was excessive considering the nature of the crime.
in the sense of expendable
Definition
able to be sacrificed to achieve an objective, esp. a military one
Once we're of no more use to them, we're expendable.
Sinônimos
replaceable,
nonessential,

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