Superfluous – More than is needed
To remember the definition of the word superfluous, use the following mnemonic:
The superflu hit us (superfluous), but we had more treatments for symptom relief than we needed.
Examples of superfluous in a sentence
She thought some of the drinks she provided for the event would be superfluous, but they had all gone in the first ten minutes.
The superfluous food from the party was given to homeless people on the street.
In addition, we argue that the evolutionary framework is superfluous.