Superfluous

Su*per"flu*ous

(?), a. [L. superfluus overflowing; super over, above + fluere to flow. See Super-, and Fluent.] More than is wanted or is sufficient; rendered unnecessary by superabundance; unnecessary; useless; excessive; as, a superfluous price. Shak.
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An authority which makes all further argument or illustration superfluous.
E. Everett.
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Superfluous interval (Mus.), an interval that exceeds a major or perfect interval by a semitone.
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Syn. -- Unnecessary; useless; exuberant; excessive; redundant; needless.
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-- Su*per"flu*ous*ly, adv. -- Su*per"flu*ous*ness, n.
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