needlessly

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EtymologyEdit

needless +‎ -ly

AdverbEdit

needlessly (comparative more needlessly, superlative most needlessly)

  1. in a needless manner
  2. to a degree or extent beyond what is needed
    He was always needlessly anxious about his dog.
  3. without need
    He worried needlessly about his dog.

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