Sentence Examples


  • You'd just be needlessly concerned.
  • From the day he met her – when she needlessly challenged the fox in the chicken house – it had been apparent that she needed his protection.
  • Ed had suffered needlessly for hours because she had done something careless – after promising she wouldn't.
  • A complaint having been made to the emperor that he was needlessly protracting hostilities, he was recalled, but he was consul (for the second time) in 66.
  • His papers are often difficult to read, but never diffuse or tedious; his mathematical treatment is never needlessly abstruse, for when his analysis is complicated it is only so because the subject-matter is complicated.

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