undue

Part of speech: adverb

Unduly.

Part of speech: adjective

More than sufficient; excessive.

Part of speech: adjective

Not justified by law or propriety.

Part of speech: adjective

Not due.

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Usage examples "undue":

  1. They were flanked on the other side by Mrs and Mr Ferguson, who thus separated them from any undue collision with the gentlemen passengers or officers of the ship. - "Newton Forster", Frederick Marryat.
  2. He took down the receiver with no undue haste and answered the call gruffly, but his bored expression changed rapidly as he listened. - "The Shadow of the East", E. M. Hull.
  3. Under any circumstances this tendency to produce an undue amount of wood must be repressed almost as rigorously as in the grape- vine. - "The Home Acre", E. P. Roe.