Superfluity in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Superfluity

The quality or state of being superfluous; overflowingness. | Something superfluous, as a luxury. | (rare) Collective noun for a group of nuns.

Short Example Sentences for Superfluity

  • 1. I have no time to waste on superfluity of any kind. 🔊
  • 2. We suffer, indeed, from a superfluity of riches. 🔊
  • 3. But I protest against the dandelions and the superfluity of groundsel. 🔊

How to use Superfluity in Sentences?

  • 1. Nor will there be much wealth or superfluity to make levity possible and desirable. 🔊
  • 2. Whichever her condition might be, there was in my own feeling a superfluity of affection for her. 🔊
  • 3. Perhaps one can, and that too may be a superfluity to those who face life squarely. 🔊
  • 4. A small portion of your superfluity would obviate the wants of a being not less worthy than yourself. 🔊
  • 5. For they cut away from the female infants something which they think to be an indecency and superfluity of nature. 🔊
  • 6. Indeed, to no brain but that of a very imaginative genius would the possibility of such a superfluity as a pocket suggest itself. 🔊
  • 7. If this be his first visit as son-in-law he finds himself quite bewildered in the midst of superfluity and superabundance of preparations. 🔊
  • 8. Nino laughed, as he would have laughed at most things in that moment, for sheer superfluity of happiness. 🔊
  • 9. Of the malice which generally accompanies a superfluity of sensitiveness Ilbrahim was altogether destitute. 🔊
  • 10. Here was a fair kingdom in which they reigned as victorious king and gracious queen, without the tiresome superfluity of subjects. 🔊
  • 11. At the back a fresh hem is added from moment to moment; but the overlapping superfluity in front drops off of its own weight at the same time. 🔊
  • 12. A superfluity of wagons on board a steamer, five miles at sea, is not necessarily a proof that there are more than enough wagons on shore. 🔊
  • 13. All the wealthy, comfortable, easy-going folk who grudgingly paid a small pew-rent out of their superfluity became alarmed, horribly alarmed. 🔊
  • 14. But nature makes nothing in vain, and this little superfluity of self-regard in the English brain is one of the secrets of their power and history. 🔊
  • 15. Since the monazite contains more cerium than thorium and the mantles made from it contain more thorium than cerium, there is a superfluity of cerium. 🔊
  • 16. Proof enough of this has already been adduced to make any protestation or appeal against such an estimate as preposterous in its superfluity as the misconception just mentioned is preposterous in its perversity. 🔊
  • 17. The day of the examination Squire Rawson attended, solemn and pompous with a superfluity of white shirt-front. 🔊
  • 18. Their provisions ran short, but they were relieved by an English vessel, bound to Jamaica, which had a superfluity for sale. 🔊
  • 19. The reader must bear in mind that a traveller requires only that which is sufficient for travel and exploration that a superfluity of goods or means will prove as fatal to him as poverty of supplies. 🔊
  • 20. Connie fluttered up and down the room in her white dressing-gown, occasionally breaking into a dance-step, as though to work off a superfluity of spirits. 🔊
  • 21. The better supplied willingly gave of their superfluity to those who lacked it, and all could readily transmit it to mankind, this transfusion being easily accomplished in the temples. 🔊
  • 22. Time there had been enough, and even a superfluity of genius: but there were also two great outward events which might be expected to favour and advance such a result. 🔊
  • 23. Hysteria also, aside from its wealth of individual features, has a superfluity of common typical symptoms that appear to resist any facile historical methods of tracing them. 🔊
  • 24. Through three decades it looks back to its host of acquaintances of those romping lads who, in the superfluity of exuberant spirits, made havoc and din in the household. 🔊
  • 25. Indeed, the desirability of a chaperon never occurred to either of them; which was, after all, the best guarantee of the superfluity of that mark of an advanced civilization. 🔊
  • 26. Justice entitles you to the supply of your physical wants, from those who are able to supply them; but there are few who will acknowledge your claim, or spare an atom of their superfluity to appease your cravings. 🔊
  • 27. I do no longer wonder at the persistency with which San Franciscans adhere to this architectural superfluity in the face of climatical impossibilities. 🔊
  • 28. And it is true that they which have much, need much; and contrariwise, that they need little which measure not their wealth by the superfluity of ambition, but by the necessity of nature. 🔊