Meaning of superfluous

su•per•flu•ous

Pronunciation: (soo-pûr'fl-us), [key]
— adj.
  1. being more than is sufficient or required; excessive.
  2. unnecessary or needless.
  3. possessing or spending more than enough or necessary; extravagant.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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