What does "Undue" mean?


(a.) Not agreeable to a rule or standard, or to duty; disproportioned; excessive; immoderate; inordinate; as, an undue attachment to forms; an undue rigor in the execution of law (a.) Not due; not yet owing; as, an undue debt, note, or bond (a.) Not right; not lawful or legal; improper; as, an undue proceeding

Synonyms inordinate, excessive, unwarranted, unreasonable, immoderate, unjustified, not due

Example: "Desire for undue private profit" Example: "An undue loan" Example: "Undue influence" Example: "His dress stops just short of undue elegance"