As adjectives the difference between superfluous and undue
is that superfluous
is in excess of what is required or sufficient while undue
is excessive; going beyond that what is natural or sufficient.
In excess of what is required or sufficient.
- With a full rain suit, carrying an umbrella may be superfluous .
* excessive, extraneous, extra, pleonastic, supernumerary, surplus, unnecessary, extravagant
Excessive; going beyond that what is natural or sufficient.
That which ought not to be done; illegal; unjustified.
(of a payment etc) Not owing or payable.
- To individuals who despise killings in any form, death penalty is undue punishment.
* undue influence