Su`per*flu"i*ty (?), n.; pl. Superfluities (#). [L. superfluit'e, L. superfluitas. See Superfluous.]
A greater quantity than is wanted; superabundance; as, a superfluity of water; a superfluity of wealth.
A quiet mediocrity is still to be preferred before a troubled superfluity.
The state or quality of being superfluous; excess.
"By a superfluity
Something beyond what is needed; something which serves for show or luxury.
Syn. -- Superabundance; excess; redundancy.
© Webster 1913.