superfluous
[ soo-pur-floo-uhs ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
from Latin superfluus, from super- ‘over’ + fluere ‘to flow’
Synonyms
  • excessive
  • expendable
  • gratuitous
  • redundant
  • unneeded
  • useless
Antonyms
  • reasonable
  • useful
  • important
  • necessary
  • needed
Definition
being more than is sufficient or required; excessive
Example
Sally's spending was superfluous over the holiday season.
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