Superfluous vs Exessive - What's the difference?

superfluous | exessive |


As adjectives the difference between superfluous and exessive

is that superfluous is in excess of what is required or sufficient while exessive is (grammar) of, or relating to the grammatical case that in some languages indicates the transition away from a state.

As a noun exessive is

(grammar) the exessive case, or a word in that case.

superfluous

English

Adjective

(-)
  • In excess of what is required or sufficient.
  • With a full rain suit, carrying an umbrella may be superfluous .

    Synonyms

    * excessive, extraneous, extra, pleonastic, supernumerary, surplus, unnecessary, extravagant

    Coordinate terms

    * gratuitous

    exessive

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (grammar) Of, or relating to the grammatical case that in some languages indicates the transition away from a state.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (grammar) The exessive case, or a word in that case.