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Adjective: unnecessary  ,ún'ne-si,se-ree [N. Amer], ún'ne-su-s(u-)ree or ún'ne-su,se-ree [Brit]
  1. Not necessary
    - unneeded
  2. In addition to requirements; more than is needed

See also: excess, extra, gratuitous, inessential, necessity, needless, redundant, spare, supererogatory, superfluous, supernumerary, surplus, uncalled-for, unessential

Antonym: necessary

Encyclopedia: Unnecessary