Sentence example with the word 'superfluous'

superfluous

accessory, ascititious, dispensable, fortuitous, inessential, nonessential, prolix, subsidiary, supplementary, unavailing, unwanted

Definition adj. serving no useful purpose

Last update: September 25, 2015


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Mother gave away superfluous vegetables as she had prepared too much.   [adjective]

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There are two superfluous semicolons and the logic in the map could be shortened too, as well as some other bits.   [adjective]

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Wit or understanding would be superfluous," answered Fareham, bowing his adieu to the Sultana in chief."   [adjective]

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On the wealth and vraisemblance and variety of character it were superfluous to dilate.   [adjective]

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"I think that it is superfluous to say that I was very vain."   [adjective]

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McCrie's performance scarcely shares the popularity of "Old Mortality," a note on his ideas may not be superfluous, though space does not permit a complete statement of his many objections.   [adjective]

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They make a superfluous confusion of expenses and joint heirs, and are an embarrassment.   [adjective]

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'Duty, Major Melville, renders apologies superfluous.'   [adjective]

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And hence they must become more and more superfluous.   [adjective]

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This ballast, which strikes one at first as superfluous and even as hindering the progress of the vessel, is really indispensable to its good navigation.   [adjective]

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So that the recommendation to ministers of the Gospel to preach on the evil of war and the blessing of peace every third Sunday in December is quite superfluous.   [adjective]

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