Examples of supererogatory in a Sentence
now that the dress code has been e-mailed to everyone and posted on our intranet site, a paper memo about it seems supererogatory
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These supererogatory merits were at the disposal of the pope, who could, in effect, offer them for sale.
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First Known Use of supererogatory
Synonymsexcess, extra, redundant, spare, superfluous, supernumerary, surplus
Related Wordsaccessory, additional, supplemental, supplementary; de trop, dispensable, extraneous, gratuitous, needless, nonessential, uncalled-for, unessential, unnecessary, unneeded, unwanted; abundant, ample, bountiful, copious, plenteous, plentiful
Near Antonymsdeficient, inadequate, insufficient, meager (or meagre), niggardly, poor, scant, scanty, scarce, short, shortish, skimpy, sparse
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