Unwarranted or inappropriate because excessive or disproportionate: this figure did not give rise to undue concern
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- It was characterised by an excessive and even undue respect for authority and authoritarianism.
- Cllr Joe Dunne said he was concerned at what appears ‘to be an undue delay’ in putting the scheme in place.
- Anyone who continues to look at the new environment from an outdated perspective will become embroiled in excessive and undue worries.
excessive, immoderate, intemperate, inordinate, disproportionate;
uncalled for, unneeded, unnecessary, needless, unwarranted, unjustified, unreasonable;
inappropriate, unmerited, unsuitable, improper
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