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Meaning of SUPERFLUITY

Pronunciation:  `soopur'flooitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  extreme excess; "an embarrassment of riches"
 

SUPERFLUITY is a 11 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: embarrassment, nimiety, overplus, plethora
 
 See Also: excess, excessiveness, inordinateness, redundance, redundancy

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Su`per*flu"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Superfluities}. [L.
superfluit['e], L. superfluitas. See {Superfluous}.]
1. A greater quantity than is wanted; superabundance; as, a
   superfluity of water; a superfluity of wealth.

         A quiet mediocrity is still to be preferred before a
         troubled superfluity.                 --Suckling.

2. The state or quality of being superfluous; excess. ``By a
   superfluity abominable.'' --Chaucer.

3. Something beyond what is needed; something which serves
   for show or luxury.

Syn: Superabundance; excess; redundancy.

 

 

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