noun, plural su·per·flu·i·ties.
Origin of superfluity
Examples from the Web for superfluity
Then, like the sun, let bounty spread her ray, And shine that superfluity away.Essay on Man|Alexander Pope
For Vera remembers that there is not a superfluity of servants at the vicarage, and that they all of them have plenty to do.Vera Nevill|Mrs. H. Lovett Cameron
A signature would to me and to all in the secret have been a superfluity.The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I.|Sir Leslie Stephen
The great ones of the world have taken this earth of ours to themselves; they live in the midst of splendour and superfluity.The Common Sense of Socialism|John Spargo
At any rate, this superfluity of names discloses increased communication, through many channels, with the North.In Northern Mists (Volume 1 of 2)|Fridtjof Nansen
Word Origin for superfluity
late 14c., from Old French superfluite (12c.), from Medieval Latin superfluitas, from superfluus (see superfluous).