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undue

adjective [before noun] uk   /ʌnˈdjuː/ us    /-ˈduː/ formal
C2 to a level that is more than is necessary, acceptable, or reasonable: Such a high increase will impose an undue burden on the local tax payer.Too much and unnecessary
unduly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
There's no need to be unduly pessimistic about the situation.Too much and unnecessary
(Definition of undue from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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