Needlessness



[need-lis] /ˈnid lɪs/

adjective
1.
unnecessary; not needed or wanted:
a needless waste of food.
/ˈniːdlɪs/
adjective
1.
not required or desired; unnecessary
adj.

c.1300, “not needed, unnecessary,” from need (n) + -less. Related: Needlessly. Phrase needless to say or speak is recorded from early 16c.

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