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They are aware, too, that there are problems on Earth that need to be addressed and that spaceflight is viewed by much of the public as a superfluous indulgence, especially during a pandemic and an economic crisis.Meet the people paying $55 million each to fly to the space station|Christian Davenport|January 26, 2021|Washington Post
However, now media executives see that the surplus of streaming channels and FAST platforms is becoming superfluous.Future of TV Briefing: Free, ad-supported streaming TV bubble nears an inflection point|Tim Peterson|January 20, 2021|Digiday
So now I wonder if modern etiquette means that not only is my response superfluous, but even perhaps annoying.
Some of the innovation in digital advertising in recent years has been superfluous, creating more opportunities for venture capitalists than true value for consumers, brands, and publishers.
"It's a dreadful storm," said Miss Matthews, superfluously, as Bettina went to get boiling water.Glory of Youth|Temple Bailey
Louise asked Marie rather superfluously, for she had on her sailor-suit, rather fresher-looking than it had been before.Winona of the Camp Fire|Margaret Widdemer
"Don't be afraid of us," urged Aunt Valeria, somewhat superfluously.The Open Question|Elizabeth Robins
Even the right of translation, if you will look at the bottom of the title-page, is somewhat superfluously reserved to him.Some Private Views|James Payn
Those superfluously labelled and patched-up old-fashioned ones are as hopeless as the New Theology.The Chocolate Soldier|C. T. Studd