英 [suː'pɜːflʊəs; sjuː-]
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- superfluous: see flux
- superfluous (adj.)
- early 15c. (earlier superflue, late 14c.), from Latin superfluus "unnecessary," literally "overflowing, running over," from superfluere "to overflow," from super "over" (see super-) + fluere "to flow" (see fluent). Related: Superfluously; superfluousness.
- 1. I rid myself of many superfluous belongings and habits that bothered me.
- 2. She gave him a look that made words superfluous.
- 3. He had already been told, so our comments were superfluous.
- 早就有人同他说过, 所以我们的意见是多余的.
- 4. It would be superfluous to dwell on the matter any more.
- 5. She fined away superfluous matter in the design.
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