Supererogatory definition

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Performed or observed beyond the required or expected degree.
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Superfluous; unnecessary.
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Superfluous.
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Pertaining to supererogation; doing more than is required, especially with reference to good works in Roman Catholicism.
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Done or observed beyond the degree required or expected.
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Origin of supererogatory

  • From Latin superÄ“rogātōrius (“supererogatory"), from superÄ“rogātiō (“payment in addition"), from superÄ“rogō (“pay out over and above"), from super (“above") + Ä“rogō (“pay out, expend"); from ex (“out of, from") + rogō (“ask; request").

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