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1. supererogatory

adjective. more than is needed, desired, or required.

Synonyms

  • spare
  • surplus
  • excess
  • extra
  • superfluous
  • unnecessary
  • supernumerary
  • unneeded

Antonyms

  • concise
  • ample
  • adorned
  • act

Etymology

  • supererogatorius (Latin)
  • supererogatio (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word supererogatory


1. Noun, singular or mass
In addition, even while travelling, the Prophet Muhammad did not skip the two sunnahs, or supererogatory prayers, that he recited beyond the obligatory prayers, so these should be performed as usual.

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