Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The character of being redundant; superfluity; superabundance.
  • noun That which is redundant or in excess; anything superfluous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality or state of being redundant; superfluity; superabundance; excess.
  • noun That which is redundant or in excess; anything superfluous or superabundant.
  • noun (Law) Surplusage inserted in a pleading which may be rejected by the court without impairing the validity of what remains.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Redundancy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the attribute of being superfluous and unneeded

Etymologies

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From Latin redundantia.

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