"I want to think out some things," he added most superfluously.
"If you'll wait one moment," he said superfluously, as he closed the door.
"That's a very insulting sort of man," remarked Captain Giles—superfluously, I thought.
We are not a superfluously civil people, and certain national characteristics betray you.
The rabbit, our contemporary goes on to explain (superfluously, as it seems to us), is naturally blue.
Here the people are obviously accustomed to receive visitors, and are decently, not superfluously, civil.
He was glad she had not been cold to Mr. P., hurt that she was pleasant—so superfluously pleasant.
Mrs. Westgate meanwhile, with her superfluously pretty gaze, looked at everyone alike.
If I had not superfluously demanded the rendering of an account, I should never have been expelled from Lischnitz.
He fitted it up conveniently; for his wealth, though not limited, was still not superfluously large.
unnecessary; uncalled-for; wasteful
Latin super- + fluere 'to flow'