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being more than is needed, desired, or appropriate

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serving no useful purpose

more than is needed, desired, or required

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As readers, we are superfluously introduced to the inner workings of Bianca's mind, to her wayward stream of consciousness that runs counter to all principles of dramatic necessity.
(233) Adopting this version of the test would require courts to strike down entire statutes superfluously. If I tell a colleague, "Go to the butcher's and fetch me a leg of lamb, and then go to the fishmonger's and fetch me a salmon filet," and then a judge rules that the transportation of fish by those other than its end consumers is unconstitutional, the severed instructions would "operate in a manner" different from what I intended: I would only get a delivery of lamb and not fish.
(11.) That the Hebrew anashim refers to 'men of stature' when used in this manner, that is, superfluously, is abundantly clear from the text in Numbers 13:3.
"Michi was right," she notes superfluously. "The forest does make you see things!".
The time in the hand of the experimenter was used instead of returning the subject to its respective home cage to reduce the aversive stimulation of being picked up and set down superfluously.
The review focuses on frank mental disorders; however, the author highlights the fact that these disorders are often superfluously defined on grounds of existing symptoms of mental illness exceeding from a pre-determined threshold, this threshold varies in different situations21.
Americans tend to identify with the Indian middle class because it superfluously mirrors the American middle class.
Occasionally this was thanks to the collaboration (by no means limited to mid-20th-century Britain) between naively build-happy public servants and opportunistic developers and contractors delighted to build superfluously and not above cutting corners, to shoddy and at times dangerous effect.
(229) House Bill 187 superfluously codified this concern into its language, prohibiting the aforementioned scenario.
In its 1914 Annual Report, the Board superfluously authorized the District Reserve Banks to purchase government securities "within the limits of prudence as they might see lit" (Meltzer 2003: 142).
And this last aspect is exactly what is characteristic about what is defined in this article as cross-media TV drama: TV drama episodes are the primary point of engagement for the viewer, and all the textual expansions across other media function "superfluously" (Evans, 2011, p.
Thomas Jefferson, the Senate's presiding officer from 1797-1801, was thus describing actual senatorial norms and usages when he penned the following passages of his 1801 Manual of Parliamentary Practice for the Use of the Senate of the United States: "No one is to speak impertinently or beside the question, superfluously or tediously....
However, the story is heavily, even superfluously, indebted to his legendarium.
(14 Pet.) 540, 571-72 (1840) ("[A]s these words could not have been idly or superfluously used by the framers of the Constitution, they cannot be construed to mean the same thing with the word treaty.").
If you have read any of my previous articles, then that should not come as a surprise to you, as I have spouted superfluously the many doubts and queries that, we, as students hold for our future.Yet, this week, I am not going to bore you with more anxiousness and apprehension.