- not needed；more than is needed; excessive
- unnecessary things
- 1. not needed a fourth Chicago airport is unnecessary
- ▪ more than is needed; excessive they used unnecessary force to restrain me
- ▪ (of a remark) not appropriate and likely to be offensive or impertinent.
- 1. unnecessary things Flora never wasted cash on unnecessaries
- not needed: some people feel that holiday insurance is unnecessary
- unnecessary things: Flora never wasted cash on unnecessaries