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Synonyms for superfluoussʊˈpɜr flu əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. otiose, pointless, purposeless, senseless, superfluous, wasted(adj)

    serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being

    Synonyms:
    spare, gaunt, work-shy, supernumerary, diminished, unpointed, lazy, slothful, emaciated, pinched, surplus, cadaverous, superfluous, faineant, ineffectual, futile, mindless, witless, supererogatory, excess, redundant, nitwitted, wasted, insensible, haggard, senseless, purposeless, unavailing, reasonless, skeletal, pointless, atrophied, soft-witted, indolent, otiose, extra, bony, squandered

    Antonyms:
    valuable, necessary

  2. excess, extra, redundant, spare, supererogatory, superfluous, supernumerary, surplus(adj)

    more than is needed, desired, or required

    Synonyms:
    superfluous, senseless, surplus, unembellished, supererogatory, scanty, spare, otiose, wasted, pleonastic, unornamented, extra, free, plain, redundant, supernumerary, excess, purposeless, additional, tautological, special, tautologic, trim, bare(a), bare, pointless

    Antonyms:
    valuable, necessary

Wiktionary

  1. superfluous(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    excessive, extravagant, surplus, supernumerary, extraneous, pleonastic, unnecessary, extra

  2. superfluous(adjective)

    in excess of what is required or sufficient

    Synonyms:
    pleonastic, supernumerary, excessive, unnecessary, extraneous, surplus, extra, extravagant

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. superfluous(a.)

    Synonyms:
    excessive, superabundant, redundant, exuberant, unnecessary, needless, useless, expletive, more than enough


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