In fact, at the party he had spent an unnecessary amount of time with the woman he almost married - and hadn't even introduced her.
Explanation of our lack of success was unnecessary and we all retired for the night.
Though he pleaded it was unnecessary, he readily pocked the offering.
They proved unnecessary as a patrol car caught up with me and escorted me the last mile.
More than likely that bear was far away by now, but Alex wasn't one to take unnecessary chances.
You will find sleeping to be an unnecessary luxury as well.
Alex stared after Josh, obviously surprised by the unnecessary surrender.
Dean asked, still upset at Cynthia Byrne's unnecessary ordeal.
Again with the unnecessary explanations.
He helped her into the saddle, which was entirely unnecessary, and then lifted a coiled rope from the fence post.
She sauntered out to the porch for some more unnecessary rest in the rocker.
Most of them are but luxuries, and there is some degree of truth in the remark of Andreas Wagner in his Report on the Progress of Zoology for 1843, drawn up for the Ray Society (p. 60), that they " are not adapted for the extension and promotion of science, but must inevitably, on account of their unnecessary costliness, constantly tend to reduce the number of naturalists who are able to avail themselves of them, and they thus enrich ornithology only to its ultimate injury."
It is unnecessary to enter on any detailed description of the frescoes which cover the walls and ceilings of the burial-chapels in the richest abundance.
The planters, the principal possessors of wealth, regarded the measure as unnecessary in view of the act which had been passed in 1885 providing for the gradual freeing of all slaves.
"You forget that stairs are unnecessary," observed the Wizard.
As we hastened through the long grass toward the hammock, the grasshoppers swarmed about us and fastened themselves on our clothes, and I remember that my teacher insisted upon picking them all off before we sat down, which seemed to me an unnecessary waste of time.
We heard of the cruel, unnecessary fighting in the far-away Pacific, and learned of the struggles going on between capital and labour.
It's only fair to the child, anyhow, and it saves you much unnecessary trouble.
Fuel, except to cook his Food, is then unnecessary; the sun is his fire, and many of the fruits are sufficiently cooked by its rays; while Food generally is more various, and more easily obtained, and Clothing and Shelter are wholly or half unnecessary.
It was insignificant and unnecessary, and cost more than it came to.
After the first blush of sin comes its indifference; and from immoral it becomes, as it were, unmoral, and not quite unnecessary to that life which we have made.
Though Kutuzov had dismissed all unnecessary men from the staff, Boris had contrived to remain at headquarters after the changes.
At first Prince Andrew, considering it his duty to rouse the courage of the men and to set them an example, walked about among the ranks, but he soon became convinced that this was unnecessary and that there was nothing he could teach them.
She turned everything out and began quickly repacking, deciding that the inferior Russian carpets and unnecessary crockery should not be taken at all.