Definition of superfluous adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

superfluous

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//suːˈpɜːfluəs//
 
, BrE//sjuːˈpɜːfluəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//suːˈpɜːrfluəs//
 
(formal)
 
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more than you need or want synonym unnecessary She gave him a look that made words superfluous. Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin superfluus, from super- ‘over’ + fluere ‘to flow’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: superfluous