supererogatory


su·per·erog·a·to·ry

adjective \ˌsü-pər-i-ˈrä-gə-ˌtr-ē\

Definition of SUPEREROGATORY

1
:  observed or performed to an extent not enjoined or required

Examples of SUPEREROGATORY

  1. <now that the dress code has been e-mailed to everyone and posted on our intranet site, a paper memo about it seems supererogatory>

First Known Use of SUPEREROGATORY

1593

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