- 1needless death or suffering is not necessary because it could have been avoided synonym unnecessary
- 2 needless suffering Banning smoking would save needless deaths. Idioms
used to emphasize that the information you are giving is obvious The problem, needless to say, is the cost involved.
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adverb Many soldiers died needlessly. The process was needlessly slow.