Undeservedly, not warranted.

The speaker unduly criticized his opponent and later apologized for this.

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  • unduly — un·du·ly /ˌən dü lē, dyü / adv: in an undue manner: to an excessive degree unduly influenced the testator Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. unduly …   Law dictionary

  • Unduly — Un*du ly, adv. In an undue manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unduly — late 14c., from UN (Cf. un ) (1) “not” + DULY (Cf. duly) …   Etymology dictionary

  • unduly — [adv] excessively disproportionately, ever, extravagantly, extremely, illegally, immensely, immoderately, improperly, indecorously, inordinately, out of proportion, over, overfull, overly, overmuch, too, underhandedly, unfairly, unjustifiably,… …   New thesaurus

  • unduly — [un do͞o′lē, undyo͞o′lē] adv. 1. improperly; unjustly 2. to an undue degree; excessively …   English World dictionary

  • unduly — [[t]ʌ̱ndju͟ːli, AM du͟ːli[/t]] ADV: ADV with v, ADV adj, oft with brd neg If you say that something does not happen or is not done unduly, you mean that it does not happen or is not done to an excessive or unnecessary extent. But you re not… …   English dictionary

  • unduly — un|du|ly [ʌnˈdju:li US ˈdu: ] adv formal more than is normal or reasonable unduly worried/concerned/anxious etc ▪ She doesn t seem unduly concerned about her exams. ▪ It didn t trouble me unduly …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unduly — adverb Date: 14th century in an undue manner ; excessively < an unduly harsh punishment > < unduly sensitive > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unduly — /un dooh lee, dyooh /, adv. 1. excessively: unduly worried. 2. in an inappropriate, unjustifiable, or improper manner: unduly critical. [1350 1400; ME undewely. See UNDUE, LY] * * * …   Universalium

  • unduly — adv. Unduly is used with these adjectives: ↑anxious, ↑cautious, ↑cynical, ↑harsh, ↑lenient, ↑optimistic, ↑pessimistic, ↑restricted, ↑restrictive Unduly is used with these verbs: ↑delay, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

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