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    superfluous

    superfluous - Dictionary definition and meaning for word superfluous

    Definition
    (adj) serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
    Example Sentence
    • otiose lines in a play
    • advice is wasted words
    • a pointless remark
    • a life essentially purposeless
    • senseless violence
    Definition
    (adj) more than is needed, desired, or required
    Example Sentence
    • trying to lose excess weight
    • found some extra change lying on the dresser
    • yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant
    • skills made redundant by technological advance
    • sleeping in the spare room
    • supernumerary ornamentation
    • it was supererogatory of her to gloat
    • delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words
    • extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts
    • surplus cheese distributed to the needy
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for superfluous

divide it as super+flow.. when there is large(super) flow of water, it becomes EXCESSIVE / OVERABUNDANCE of water..

sounds like surplus - you have more than you need when there is a surplus of it

super flow of water in the jar;why?because it is excess n more than required in the jar

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