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REDUNDANT, adj. Superfluous; needless; _de trop_. The Sultan said: 'There's evidence abundant To prove this unbelieving dog redundant.' To whom the Grand Vizier, with mien impressive, Replied: 'His head, at least, appears excessive.' Habeeb Suleiman Mr. Debs is a redundant citizen. Theodore Roosevelt.Ambrose Bierce
A multitude of little superfluous precautions engender here a population of deputies and sub-officials, each of whom acquits himself with an air of importance and a rigorous precision, which seemed to say, though everything is done with much silence, ''Make way, I am one of the members of the grand machine of state.''.Marquis De Custine