Examples of superfluity in a Sentence
spends most of her money on designer clothes and other superfluities
a superfluity of wire coat hangers from all of those trips to the dry cleaner
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And for those who are very creatively strong, who have a filter, having such a superfluity of launching pads and diving boards works out well.
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Origin and Etymology of superfluity
Middle English superfluitee, from Anglo-French superfluité, from Late Latin superfluitat-, superfluitas, from Latin superfluus
First Known Use: 14th century
SUPERFLUITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of superfluity for English Language Learners
: more of something than is needed
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