Synonyms for superfluity

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The vacuity and the superfluity are thus partially compensated by each other.

His tales are overladen with detail and superfluity of minute description.

The superfluity had become a necessity, and Knight was in love.

Marius found himself not in the least embarrassed by his superfluity of parents.

There was always a superfluity of gall in the diarist's ink.

Then, like the sun, let bounty spread her ray, And shine that superfluity away.

There was no ornament, no upholstery, no superfluity at all.

Publishers and editors would not then have a superfluity of matter.

Never had wine reddened his lips, and bread had seemed to him a superfluity.

A signature would to me and to all in the secret have been a superfluity.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French superfluite (12c.), from Medieval Latin superfluitas, from superfluus (see superfluous).

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