superfluity

[soo-per-floo-i-tee]
noun, plural superfluities.
1.
the state of being superfluous.
2.
a superabundant or excessive amount.
3.
something superfluous, as a luxury.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English superfluite < Old French < Latin superfluitās. See superfluous, -ity

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superfluity (ˌsuːpəˈfluːɪtɪ)
 
n
1.  the condition of being superfluous
2.  a quantity or thing that is in excess of what is needed
3.  a thing that is not needed
 
[C14: from Old French superfluité, via Late Latin from Latin superfluussuperfluous]

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