Definition of superfluity:
overmuch, waste, spare, surfeit, dissipation, overrun, superabundance, frill, bellyful, intemperance, wastefulness, embarrassment, plenty, exorbitance, profusion, nimiety, overabundance, overage, complement, lavishness, addition, indulgence, plus, redundance, overplus, overkill, redundancy, overflow, extravagance, comfort, abundance, overcapacity, plethora, oversupply, amenity, excess, surplusage, extra, fat, prodigality, supplement, surplus.
And He called unto Him His disciples, and said unto them, Verily I say unto you, This poor widow cast in more than all they which are casting into the treasury; for they all did cast in of their superfluity; but she of her want did cast in all that she had, even all her living.- "The Gospel According to St. Mark", G. A. Chadwick.
- "The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists", Robert Tressell.
I did not see it mentioned in the cable dispatches, and it may not be generally known, even in Germany; but then, the cable is so occupied with relating how his Serenity this, and his Highness that, and her Loftiness the other one, went outdoors and came in again, owing to a slight superfluity of the liquid element in the atmosphere, that it has no time to notice the real movements of the people.- "Saunterings", Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009.