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Meaning of SUPEREROGATORY

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  more than is needed, desired, or required; "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"
 

SUPEREROGATORY is a 14 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: excess, extra, redundant, spare, superfluous, supernumerary, surplus, unnecessary, unneeded
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Su`per*e*rog"a*to*ry\, a.
Performed to an extent not enjoined, or not required, by duty
or necessity; as, supererogatory services. --Howell.

 

 

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