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See definition of supererogation on Dictionary.com
  • as inredundancy
  • as insuperfluousness
  • as inexcess

synonyms for supererogation

  • attrition
  • circumlocution
  • overabundance
  • periphrasis
  • pleonasm
  • profusion
  • prolixity
  • superabundance
  • superfluity
  • tautology
  • verbiage
  • verboseness
  • verbosity
  • copiosity
  • macrology
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antonyms for supererogation

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  • conciseness
  • lack
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How to use supererogation in a sentence

I was free to immortalize them; and my fiddling was thenceforth a work of supererogation.
MYSTIC LONDON:CHARLES MAURICE DAVIES
Otherwise they would not emphasize free will, natural strength, the works of supererogation, etc.
COMMENTARY ON THE EPISTLE TO THE GALATIANSMARTIN LUTHER
It really is a little bit too cheap, a work of supererogation in the matter of hypocrisy.
THE HISTORY OF SIR RICHARD CALMADYLUCAS MALET
If the squire undertook by way of supererogation to justify his position he appealed to tradition and experience.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME I.LESLIE STEPHEN
The first of these was in itself so fatal that it is almost a work of supererogation to state the others.
RAILROADS: RATES AND REGULATIONSWILLIAM Z. RIPLEY
It is a work of supererogation to say one word in its praise.
CHARLES SUMNER; HIS COMPLETE WORKS, VOLUME VIII (OF 20)CHARLES SUMNER
"Supererogation is a prettier word," I amended, but he shook his head.
AMAZING GRACEKATE TRIMBLE SHARBER
It seems there is no felony in such wares, but ‘catch who catch may’; yea, such sacrilege is supererogation.
CURIOSITIES OF CHRISTIAN HISTORYCROAKE JAMES
But, from this time, he did not add to his burthens by undertaking any serious labours of supererogation.
THE LIFE OF SIR JAMES FITZJAMES STEPHEN, BART., K.C.S.I.SIR LESLIE STEPHEN
As he only drank three or four drops in a day, it probably seemed to him a work of supererogation.
THE WHITE SISTERF. MARION CRAWFORD
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