In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1sobreabundancia femininesuperabundancia feminineexceso masculinesuperfluidad feminine formal
- In this land of efficiency there is a superfluity of interesting things to be seen.
- As a necessary consequence of the proliferation of the human species men began to depart from the simplicity of the earlier times; they sought for new means to increase the amenities of life and to acquire a superfluity of goods.
- After all, what else can one expect, when a superfluity of worthless crooks abound?
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