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superfluity

superfluity

superfluity Sentence Examples

  • Climatic conditions obviate the necessity of any superfluity of clothing.

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  • To the Epicureans the elaborate logic of the Stoics was a superfluity.

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  • It would be impossible to add a note to Haydn's trio; the only question is how to account for the superfluity of much of the string parts and how to make the trios effective in performance.

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  • According to the words just quoted from the Apocalypse, there was to be a dearth of grain and a superfluity of wine; the price of the wheat was to be seven times the ordinary, according to Reinach's computation, and that of the barley four times.

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  • Beecher (1856-1905) has pointed out (1898), many animals possessing hard parts tend toward the close of their racial history to produce a superfluity of dead matter, which accumulates in the form of spines among invertebrates, and of horns among the land vertebrates, reaching a maximum when the animals are really on the down-grade of development.

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  • As Prof Sutherland said: " For the first time ever we have a superfluity of books.

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  • superfluity allowance in respect of a single item of plant.

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  • superfluity again, there is no argument which will demonstrate that bile is thinner than the serous superfluities.

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  • 7rXeovao so, from 7r)eov4ecv, to abound or be superfluous, irMov, comparative of 7roXis, many, great, large), redundancy or superfluity in speaking or writing, hence an unnecessary work or phrase.

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  • While imprisoned in the shed Pierre had learned not with his intellect but with his whole being, by life itself, that man is created for happiness, that happiness is within him, in the satisfaction of simple human needs, and that all unhappiness arises not from privation but from superfluity.

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  • As Prof Sutherland said: For the first time ever we have a superfluity of books.

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  • It is unusual to find a superfluity allowance in respect of a single item of plant.

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  • Of Xenocrates's logic we know only that with Plato he distinguished auro and rejecting the Aristotelian list of ten categories as a superfluity.

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  • It seemed as though the Renaissance ran a risk of being throttled in its cradle by superfluity of foreign and pedantic nutriment.

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  • And he was mortified by a more erious charge than murmurs about superfluity of zeal.

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