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n. pl. su·per·flu·i·ties
1. The quality or condition of being superfluous.
2. Something superfluous: could do without such superfluities as a second car.
3. Overabundance; excess.
1. the condition of being superfluous
2. a quantity or thing that is in excess of what is needed
3. a thing that is not needed
[C14: from Old French superfluité, via Late Latin from Latin superfluus superfluous]
su•per•flu•i•ty(ˌsu pərˈflu ɪ ti)
n., pl. -ties.
1. the state of being superfluous.
2. a superabundant or excessive amount.
3. something superfluous.
[1350–1400; Middle English superfluite < Old French < Latin superfluitās]
Superfluityof nuns: a company of nuns—Bk. of St. Albans, 1486.
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|Noun||1.||superfluity - extreme excess; "an embarrassment of riches"|
excessiveness, inordinateness, excess - immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits
1. A condition of going or being beyond what is needed, desired, or appropriate: