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General Crossword Questions for “undue”

  • Improper
  • Inappropriate
  • Not warranted
  • Excessive — unwarranted
  • Too much to be paid to international body?
  • A French precipitation, they say, is hardly the thing
  • Not appropriate, being excessive
  • Extreme Right following United Nations
  • Upper-class wriggling nude is not necessary
  • Inappropriate, a French affair of honour, unfinished
  • Disproportionate
  • Excessive


  • In Garcia v National Australia Bank (1998) 194 CLR 395, the High Court of Australia distinguished between cases of actual undue influence and situations where the transaction is set aside because the guarantor does not understand the nature of the transaction. — “Undue influence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • Undue weight applies to more than just viewpoints—also to images, {undue}}—message used to warn that a part of an article lends undue weight to certain ideas relative to the article as a whole {{undue-section}}—same as above but to tag a section only. — “Wikipedia:Neutral point of view - Wikipedia, the free”,
  • The undue burden standard is a constitutional test fashioned by the Supreme Court of the United States. In a 7-to-1 ruling, Associate Justice Stanley Forman Reed fashioned an "undue burden" test to decide the constitutionality of a Virginia law requiring separate but equal. — “Undue burden standard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,


  • 'I mean, sir, there has been no undue canvass for evidence, and the question is simply one of right; and it is our duty to see that this inexperienced young lady is not defrauded.' — “Uncle Silas” by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  • An undue love of Self leads to the most monstrous crimes and occasions the greatest misfortunes both in States and Families. — “Vanity Fair” by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • –Oh! oh!–said Slop, casting a glance of undue freedom in Susannah's face, as she declined the office;–then, I think I know you, madam–You know me, Sir! cried Susannah fastidiously, and with a toss of her head, levelled evidently, not at his profession, but at the doctor himself,–you know me! cried Susannah again.–Doctor Slop clapped his finger and his thumb instantly upon his nostrils;–Susannah's spleen was ready to burst at it;–'Tis false, said Susannah.–Come, come, Mrs. — “Tristram Shandy” by Laurence Sterne
  • Hester Prynne, nevertheless, the loving mother of this one child, ran little risk of erring on the side of undue severity. — “The Scarlet Letter” by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • He read the letter through and felt pleased with it, and especially that he had remembered to enclose money: there was not a harsh word, not a reproach in it, nor was there undue indulgence. — “Anna Karenina” by Leo Tolstoy
  • It was not so much firmness of soul as the lack of a certain kind of imagination–the kind whose undue development caused intense suffering to Senor Hirsch; that sort of imagination which adds the blind terror of bodily suffering and of death, envisaged as an accident to the body alone, strictly–to all the other apprehensions on which the sense of one's existence is based. — “Nostromo” by Joseph Conrad


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