[ UK /ʌndjˈuː/ ]
[ US /ənˈdu/ ]
[ US /ənˈdu/ ]
not yet payable
an undue loan
not appropriate or proper (or even legal) in the circumstances
accused of using undue force
I didn't want to show undue excitement
beyond normal limits
a book of inordinate length
his dress stops just short of undue elegance
lacking justification or authorization
desire for undue private profit
unwarranted limitations of personal freedom
How To Use undue In A Sentence
- In this case it may be possible to remove it without undue risk. Times, Sunday Times
- He remains strong in the polls as Canada has suffered less from the worldwide Quebec, with 23% of the national population, its distinctive French-language ( "francophone") culture, angered the western provinces by wielding undue influence on the Federal Government and its repeated threats to national unity. Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]
- The kick should be taken without undue delay .
- But our relationship should be one of mature partnership not one of undue deference.
- Companies do not want any undue fuss. Times, Sunday Times
- In Vancouver, Wash., about 700 people demonstrated against what they described as undue influence by corporations in American life. Breaking News: CBS News
- The US legal system is highly politicised and thus vulnerable to undue influence from wealthy business and individuals. Times, Sunday Times
- Undue brevity degenerates into mere epigrammatism. Harvard Classics Volume 28 Essays English and American
- Undue delays have been caused by people not doing their jobs properly.
- But the Bench refused to stay the proceedings after Jordan had contended he had been prejudiced by undue, unconscionable and inordinate delay since the raid two years ago.