superfluously


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Related to superfluously: complacently, obstinately

su·per·flu·ous

 (so͝o-pûr′flo͞o-əs)
adj.
Being beyond what is required or sufficient.

[Middle English, from Old French superflueux, from Latin superfluus, from superfluere, to overflow : super-, super- + fluere, to flow; see bhleu- in Indo-European roots.]

su·per′flu·ous·ly adv.
su·per′flu·ous·ness n.
Synonyms: superfluous, excess, extra, supernumerary, surplus
These adjectives mean being more than is needed, desired, required, or appropriate: delete superfluous words; trying to lose excess weight; found some extra change on the dresser; supernumerary ornamentation; distributed surplus food to the needy.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.superfluously - in a superfluous manner; "superfluously, he added his silly comments to the discussion"
Translations

superfluously

[sʊˈpɜːflʊəslɪ] ADVinnecesariamente
... he added superfluously... añadió sin necesidad

superfluously

advüberflüssigerweise; … he added superfluouslyfügte er überflüssigerweise hinzu

superfluously

[suˈpɜːflʊəslɪ] advinutilmente
References in classic literature ?
Sprague was superfluously tall; his trousers got creased at the knees, and showed an excess of boot at a time when straps seemed necessary to any dignity of bearing; you heard him go in and out, and up and down, as if he had come to see after the roofing.
Most men, even in this comparatively free country, through mere ignorance and mistake, are so occupied with the factitious cares and superfluously coarse labors of life that its finer fruits cannot be plucked by them.
You understand," he in- sisted, superfluously, looking hard at me.
would not superfluously review that issue as well--all the claims in set
Despite intensive regional power antagonism between Iran and the Saudi Arabia, Pakistan has not sided superfluously with anyone in this rivalry as it would antagonize other.
The EU, as Guy Verhofstadt superfluously pointed out, is a "rules-based organisation", inherently averse to the sort of flexible arrangements the UK has proposed.
This fact agrees with the report of WHO where it has stated that low and middle income countries suffer superfluously from transport generated pollution due to old and inefficient diesel powered vehicles [35].
violence, in superfluously exercising their own power over the
"I love running here," commented Farah, somewhat superfluously. "It is home to me and I cannot wait for the championships.
We all know what I think of the military, but I have to say they have obeyed orders superfluously this time.
(This characteristic, noted by Thomas Crow in the pages of this magazine two decades ago, was further emphasized, somewhat superfluously, at Tate Modern by the inclusion of a digitally darkened reproduction of the work on the wall beside it, produced from an infrared scan taken by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in 2010.) Erased de Kooning Drawing is thus sous rature (under erasure) rather than efface (erased), and one was tempted to read the work as a declaration of Rauschenberg's relationship not only to Abstract Expressionism but also, more broadly, to traditional artistic mediums in themselves.