Definition of Superfluity

1. Noun. Extreme excess. "An embarrassment of riches"

Exact synonyms: Embarrassment, Overplus, Plethora
Generic synonyms: Excess, Excessiveness, Inordinateness
Specialized synonyms: Redundance, Redundancy
Derivative terms: Plethoric, Superfluous



Definition of Superfluity

1. n. A greater quantity than is wanted; superabundance; as, a superfluity of water; a superfluity of wealth.

Definition of Superfluity

1. Noun. The quality or state of being superfluous; in excess or overabundance. ¹

2. Noun. Something superfluous, as a luxury. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Superfluity

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Superfluity

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superfluity (current term)
superfluorescence
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Literary usage of Superfluity

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1. English Synonymes Explained: In Alphabetical Order ; with Copious by George Crabb (1883)
"We may have an excess of prosperity or adversity ; a superfluity of good things ; and л redundancy of speech or words. It is wisely ordered in our present ..."

2. The Future of War in Its Technical, Economic, and Political Relations: Is by Ivan Stanislavovich Bloch, Robert Cary Long (1899)
"superfluity or Deficiency of Kerosene in Thousands of Tons. superfluity DEFICIENCY 647.3 The question of stone coal presents itself as follows. ..."

3. The Confessions of St. Augustine by Augustine, Thomas, Edward Bouverie Pusey, William Benham (1909)
"CHAPTER X Of the danger of superfluity of words AVOID as far as thou canst the tumult of men; for talk concerning worldly things, though it be innocently ..."

4. The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index, and by Joseph Addison, Richard Steele (1853)
"There is with him no occasion for superfluity at meals or jollity in company; in a word, for any thing extraordinary to administer delight to him. ..."

5. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"CHAPTER X Of the danger of superfluity of words AVOID as far as thou canst the tumult of men; for talk concerning worldly things, though it be innocently ..."

6. Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions by Robert Chambers (1850)
"[Pomp and superfluity. ... What virtue is it the exercise of which requires so much pomp and superfluity as are to be seen by all men in power tA man has as ..."

7. Unemployment: A Problem of Industry by William Henry Beveridge Beveridge (1912)
"(3) superfluity of productive energy. The " under-consumption " theory. The competition theory. Cyclical fluctuation as the necessary form of progress under ..."

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