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superfluity

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of superfluity

  1. 1 something adding to pleasure or comfort but not absolutely necessary <spends most of her money on designer clothes and other superfluities> Synonyms amenity, comfort, extra, frill, indulgence, luxuryRelated Words extravagance, nonessential; dainty, delicacy, nicety, treat; accessory (also accessary), accoutrement (or accouterment), bells and whistles, optionAntonyms basic, essential, fundamental, must, necessity, requirement

  2. 2 the state or an instance of going beyond what is usual, proper, or needed <a superfluity of wire coat hangers from all of those trips to the dry cleaner> Synonyms bellyful, fat, overabundance, overage, overflow, overkill, overmuch, overplus, oversupply, plethora, plus, redundancy, superabundance, excess, surfeit, surplus, surplusageRelated Words abundance, bounty, plentitude, plenty, profusion, sufficiency; overproduction, overstockNear Antonyms dearth, lack, scarcity, wantAntonyms deficiency, deficit, insufficiency, undersupply




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