Works of supererogation


Works of supererogation
Supererogation Su`per*er`o*ga"tion, n. [L. supererogatio a payment in addition.] The act of supererogating; performance of more than duty or necessity requires. [1913 Webster]

{Works of supererogation} (R. C. Ch.), those good deeds believed to have been performed by saints, or capable of being performed by men, over and above what is required for their own salvation. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.