English dictionary

supererogatory meaning and definition

Definition and meaning of supererogatory at MeaningMonkey.org. supererogatory meaning and definition in the English Dictionary.


Definition of supererogatory (adjective)

  1. 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: excess, extra, redundant, spare, superfluous, supernumerary, surplus
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

If you find this page useful, share it with others! It would be a great help. Thank you!


Link to this page: