superfluity


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an amount or quantity beyond what is needed, desired, or appropriate

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Justice Kagan responded to the majority's reliance on the rule against superfluity by explaining that it does not apply unless the alternative reading gives effect to every word and clause of the text.
The plaintiffs' reading of subsection (g) thus violates the 'cardinal principle' that a statute should be interpreted to avoid superfluity.
There is something very noble in giving of one's dearth rather than one's superfluity.
Superfluity simply cancels what sustainability gains.
There just don't seem to be a lot of Upper East Sides in Texas, with a superfluity of psychiatrists.
What he requires now is a full coffer to expedite the superfluity of promises made that is simply beyond one's understanding.
While Podolski has been explicit about his frustration of either being benched or totally omitted from matchday squads and has signified his intention to move elsewhere in January, the French mentor, apparently, is still not willing to let go of the former Bayern Munich man despite superfluity in attacking options.
In fact, the entire book recognizes only an aesthetic sense and a deeper meaning under everything that happens, a "God," if you will, but certainly only a totally unthinking and amoral artist-God, who in creation and destruction, in good things and bad, dispassionately desires to become aware of his own pleasures and power, a God who, as he creates worlds, rids himself of the strain of fullness and superfluity, from the suffering of pressing internal contradictions.
In some contexts, such an over-the-top claim might accompany a wink from the author, but here the excessive superfluity of "excessive superfluity" is at once self-referential and sincere--a reminder that for O'Leary poetry is at once a means of study and an opportunity to get carried away in the process.
Specifically, OPM's disregard for the final phrase in [section] 101 (a)(13)(B) ("or any other provision of law during a war or during a national emergency declared by the President or Congress") violated the cannon against superfluity and was contrary to the will of Congress.
Muda translates also as "futility, uselessness, idleness, superfluity.
However, the clever macaronic punning and insightful commentary more than make up for this occasional superfluity.
A second volume is planned; this, I fear, will be a superfluity.
Because Vertigo is already rife with so many images, it is sometimes difficult to grasp the argumentative thread amidst the superfluity of examples.