- improperly; unjustly
- to an undue degree; excessively
Unduly is defined as excessively or improperly.
When you are overly influenced by the opinions of others to an unhealthy degree, this is an example of when you are unduly influenced.
Excessively; immoderately: unduly familiar with strangers.
(comparative more unduly, superlative most unduly)
undue +"Ž -ly
- The act of 1670 gave to informers a pecuniary interest (they were to have one-third of the fine imposed) in hunting down Nonconformists who broke the law, and this and other statutes were unduly strained to secure convictions.
- One main fault of the Speculum Historiale is the unduly large space devoted to miracles.
- He unduly favoured his own countrymen, and for three years after the Sicilian Vespers (Mar.
- The picture, too, which it gives of the danger lest the Christianity of its readers should be unduly Judaic in feeling and practice, suits well the experiences of a writer living in Alexandria, where Judaism was immensely strong.
- The German constituencies, though allotted in a proportion unduly favourable, left the Germans, with 233 seats, in a permanent minority as compared with the 259 Slav seats.