The effort to be light and pleasing is manifest in these masses by their superfluity of detail.
There was no ornament, no upholstery, no superfluity at all.
Whichever her condition might be, there was in my own feeling a superfluity of affection for her.
Never had wine reddened his lips, and bread had seemed to him a superfluity.
What we consider modern conveniences they would consider a superfluity of naughtiness for the most part.
His tales are overladen with detail and superfluity of minute description.
They want the fewest who measure their abundance by the necessities of nature, and not by the superfluity of their desires.
There was always a superfluity of gall in the diarist's ink.
In abundance and superfluity of luxury my days were passed, the richest dishes and the sweetest wine were my food.
A signature would to me and to all in the secret have been a superfluity.