Superfluous vs Superabundant - What's the difference?

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Superfluous is a related term of superabundant.


As adjectives the difference between superfluous and superabundant

is that superfluous is in excess of what is required or sufficient while superabundant is extremely or exceedingly abundant.

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

    superabundant

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Extremely or exceedingly abundant.
  • At one time bison on the American plains were not merely abundant but superabundant , they seemed inexhaustible.
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