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  1. [noun] a quantity much larger than is needed
    Synonyms: surplus, surplusage, nimiety

  2. [noun] immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits
    Synonyms: iveness, inordinateness

  3. [noun] the state of being more than full
    Synonyms: surfeit, overabundance

  4. [noun] excessive indulgence; "the child was spoiled by overindulgence"
    Synonyms: overindulgence

  5. [adjective] 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: extra, redundant, spare, supererogatory, superfluous, supernumerary, surplus


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