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superfluity

su·per·flu·i·ty

superfluity

 
pronunciation:
su pr flu ih ti
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: superfluities
definition 1: the state or quality of being unnecessary or excessive.
synonyms:
excessiveness, needlessness
similar words:
dispensability, excess, expendability, fat, redundancy
definition 2: an overly large amount; excess.
synonyms:
excess, overabundance, oversupply, surfeit, surplus
antonyms:
shortage
similar words:
abundance, glut, margin, overdose, overflow, plethora, redundancy
definition 3: something unnecessary, esp. a luxury.
synonyms:
extravagance, frill, luxury
similar words:
indulgence, unessential
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