needless

[need-lis]
adjective
unnecessary; not needed or wanted: a needless waste of food.

Origin:
1175–1225; Middle English nedles. See need, -less

needlessly, adverb
needlessness, noun


unessential, gratuitous, pointless, uncalled-for.
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needless (ˈniːdlɪs)
 
adj
not required or desired; unnecessary
 
'needlessly
 
adv
 
'needlessness
 
n

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Example sentences
Needless to say, they have decided to hand the manufacturing over to someone
  else-a company that makes board games.
It is needless to say that such a picture will be of huge proportions.
That's my opinion, although needless to say it's not the only one out there.
The reasons for its collapse are complex, needless to say.
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