unduly

All Adverb
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  • Rather hard on a young fellow not unduly given to speech-making. Cited from Punch, Vol. 104, February 18, 1893, ed. by Sir Francis Burnand
  • The first told him he had unduly tired himself, and should lie down. Cited from Fated to Be Free, by Jean Ingelow
  • Without being unduly familiar, I was on good terms with most of them. Cited from My First Voyage to Southern Seas, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Their heads are unduly large, being quite out of proportion to their small bodies. Cited from Myths and Legends of China, by E. T. C. Werner
  • The northern states thought, with reason, that it would be unduly increased. Cited from Civil Government in the United States, by John Fiske
  • If he have a second wife, the children of the first wife will charge him with being unduly influenced. Cited from Brave Men and Women, by O.E. Fuller
  • But I promise you, my dear, that he shall not unduly influence me. Cited from An Arkansas Planter, by Opie Percival Read
  • The user will most often feel that access to information and control over the system is not unduly limited.
  • But a great many mature men and women allow feeling to unduly influence their thinking. Cited from Applied Psychology for Nurses, by Mary F. Porter
  • I do not wish to be unduly hard on his memory. Cited from My Days of Adventure, by Ernest Alfred Vizetelly
  • He found that his strength was not unduly strained when he worked thus six or seven hours a day. Cited from Principal Cairns, by John Cairns
  • Under such conditions, it would not be natural for young people to be unduly impressed by them. Cited from Heart and Soul, by Victor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post)
  • She was not unduly elated -- she knew that success must come some time. Cited from Little Journeys, Volume 4, by Elbert Hubbard
  • It was said that he did so without unduly extracting money from the people.
  • I do not mean to say that they are in general unduly civilized. Cited from Modern Eloquence: Vol III, After-Dinner Speeches P-Z, by Various
  • In short, city conditions unduly inhibit the natural development of many elements of the higher self. Cited from Nature Mysticism, by J. Edward Mercer
  • Your value there has never been unduly estimated by those whom personal feelings did not misguide. Cited from The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. 4 (of 4), ed. by T.J. Randolph
  • Society thinks it in very bad form to get unduly excited about mere matters of religious opinion. Cited from Quiet Talks on Power, by S.D. Gordon
  • Do not think me unduly prejudiced by the fact that I am one of them. Cited from Manasseh, by Maurus Jokai
  • I would not however be unduly severe towards others. Cited from Modern Skepticism: A Journey Through the Land of Doubt and Back Again
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Meaning of unduly

  • adverb To an undue degree
    she was unduly pessimistic about her future