HyperDic: superfluous

English > 2 senses of the word superfluous:
ADJECTIVEallsuperfluous, otiose, pointless, purposeless, senseless, wastedserving no useful purpose
allsuperfluous, excess, extra, redundant, spare, supererogatory, supernumerary, surplusmore than is needed, desired, or required
superfluous > pronunciation
Soundssuw'perflwah.s
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > superfluous: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningServing no useful purpose; having no excuse for being.
Synonymsotiose, pointless, purposeless, senseless, wasted
Broaderworthlesslacking in usefulness or value
Spanishincapaz, ineficaz, inepto, inútil, vano
Catalanincapaç, ineficaç, inepte, inútil, va
English > superfluous: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningMore than is needed, desired, or required.
Example "delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words"
Synonymsexcess, extra, redundant, spare, supererogatory, supernumerary, surplus
Broaderunnecessary, unneedednot necessary
Spanishexcedente, excesivo, extra, redundante, sobrante, superfluo
Catalanexcedent, excessiu, extra, redundant, sobrant, sobrer, superflu
Nounssuperfluityextreme / extreme excess
Adverbssuperfluouslyin a superfluous manner

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