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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.

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Definitions of superfluous from WordNet

superfluous (adj.)
serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being;
superfluous (adj.)
more than is needed, desired, or required;
delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words
From wordnet.princeton.edu