Undue meaning

ŭn-do͝o, -dyo͝o
The definition of undue is something extreme, or inappropriate.

An example of undue is a stressful situation that doesn't need to be stressful; undue stress.

An example of undue is giving someone a hard time when they make a decision; undue criticism.

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Exceeding what is appropriate or normal; excessive.
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Not just, proper, or legal.

Undue use of force.

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Not yet due or payable, as a debt.
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Not appropriate or suitable; improper.
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Excessive; immoderate.
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Excessive; going beyond that what is natural or sufficient.

To individuals who despise killings in any form, death penalty is undue punishment.

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That which ought not to be done; illegal; unjustified.
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(of a payment etc) Not owing or payable.
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Origin of undue

  • From un- +"Ž due

    From Wiktionary