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Synonyms for supererogatory
ˌsu pər əˈrɒg əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr isu·pereroga·to·ry

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  1. excess, extra, redundant, spare, supererogatory, superfluous, supernumerary, surplusadjective

    more than is needed, desired, or required

    "trying to lose excess weight"; "found some extra change lying on the dresser"; "yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant"; "skills made redundant by technological advance"; "sleeping in the spare room"; "supernumerary ornamentation"; "it was supererogatory of her to gloat"; "delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words"; "extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts"; "surplus cheese distributed to the needy"

    Synonyms:
    superfluous, senseless, surplus, unembellished, scanty, spare, otiose, wasted, pleonastic, unornamented, extra, free, plain, redundant, supernumerary, excess, purposeless, additional, tautological, special, tautologic, trim, bare(a), bare, pointless

    Antonyms:
    necessary

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#273special
#585additional
#1378extra
#3226plain
#4133excess
#5998trim
#6173spare
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#7783surplus
#12423redundant
#12442wasted
#18270pointless
#35057senseless
#35699superfluous
#67164scanty
#118122supernumerary
#148311purposeless
#156902tautological

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