What is another word for unnecessary?

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Adjective
Not needed or necessary
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“I see that sanity has prevailed and this crazy and unnecessary idea has now been put into abeyance.”
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Surplus to requirements
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“The cherry on top of the cake is a nice, though unnecessary, touch.”
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Capable of being prevented
“Please review this checklist to avoid unnecessary delays in the processing of your submissions.”
Adjective
Lacking in purpose or use
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Of a punch, landing illegally, below the opponent's waist
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Adjective
Done to excess; exaggerated
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Not required
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Not helpful
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Of, relating to, or using tautology
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