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Definition of Superfluous

Superfluous

  1. More than is wanted or is sufficient; rendered unnecessary by superabundance; unnecessary; useless; excessive; as, a superfluous price.

Superfluous Quotations

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous. - Ingrid Bergman
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
Ingrid Bergman

The superfluous, a very necessary thing.
Voltaire

Elegance is achieved when all that is superfluous has been discarded and the human being discovers simplicity and concentration: the simpler and more sober the posture, the more beautiful it will be.
Paulo Coelho

Human subtlety will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does nature because in her inventions nothing is lacking, and nothing is superfluous.
Leonardo da Vinci

It is not hard to compose, but what is fabulously hard is to leave the superfluous notes under the table.
Johannes Brahms
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Superfluous Translations

superfluous in Afrikaans is oortollig
superfluous in Dutch is overtollig, overbodig
superfluous in Latin is supervacuus, susicivus
superfluous in Spanish is superfluo
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