Definition of unnecessary:
unessential, excess, gratuitous, unwarranted, awful, noncompulsory, unlooked-for, haphazard, pleonastic, futile, undesirable, fortuitous, monstrous, unkind, avoidable, unbecoming, unneeded, unsuited, adventitious, unasked for, reserve, inhuman, dispensable, supererogatory, unwanted, pitiless, chance, evil, inessential, without compulsion, unseemly, causeless, beside the point, random, optional, hateful, uninvited, untimely, uncharitable, nonessential, spare, improper, extra, cruel, unessential, additional, nonessential, objectionable, worthless, surplus, wanton, redundant, inappropriate, unsolicited, uncalled-for, dispensable, unrequired, necessary, useless, exorbitant, unsuitable, needless, accidental, irrelevant, disadvantageous, untoward, hard, superfluous, inconvenient, supernumerary, inopportune, casual, extraneous.
- "The Promised Land", Mary Antin.
- "Barren Honour: A Novel", George A. Lawrence.
- "Seven Keys to Baldpate", Earl Derr Biggers.