Synonyms for unneeded

Synonyms for (adjective) unneeded

Synonyms: unnecessary, unneeded

Definition: not necessary

Similar words: supererogatory, superfluous, supernumerary, surplus, excess, extra, spare, redundant

Definition: more than is needed, desired, or required

Usage: trying to lose excess weight; found some extra change lying on the dresser; yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant; skills made redundant by technological advance; sleeping in the spare room; supernumerary ornamentation; it was supererogatory of her to gloat; delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words; extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts; surplus cheese distributed to the needy

Similar words: gratuitous, uncalled-for, needless

Definition: unnecessary and unwarranted

Usage: a strikers' tent camp...was burned with needless loss of life

Similar words: inessential

Definition: not absolutely necessary

Similar words: spare

Definition: kept in reserve especially for emergency use

Usage: a reserve supply of food; a spare tire; spare parts