Definition of Overabundance

1. Noun. The state of being more than full.

Exact synonyms: Excess, Surfeit
Generic synonyms: Fullness
Derivative terms: Surfeit, Surfeit



2. Noun. A quantity that is more than what is appropriate. "We received an inundation of email"

Definition of Overabundance

1. Noun. An excess of that which is needed or is appropriate ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overabundance

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overabundance

over the hills and far away
over the moon
over the sea
over the top
over the transom
over the wicket
over there
over time
over to
overable
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overabounding
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overabstract
overabundance (current term)
overabundances
overabundant
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overaccelerate
overaccelerated
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overaccentuate
overaccentuated
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overaccommodate
overaccommodated
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overaccommodating

Literary usage of Overabundance

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1. The Indigestions ; or, Diseases of the digestive organs functionally treated by Thomas King Chambers (1870)
"CASE XLIV.1—A medical man complained to me a year or so ago of what he called "overabundance of gastric juice."—"Why do you call it overabundance of gastric ..."

2. Principles of Political Economy by Thomas Nixon Carver (1919)
"Water in swampy land is an example of overabundance ; in desert land, of underabundance. Manure in a city livery stable is an equally good example of ..."

3. Principles of Political Economy by Thomas Nixon Carver (1919)
"Water in swampy land is an example of overabundance ; in desert land, of underabundance. Manure in a city livery stable is an equally good example of ..."

4. A Late Triassic Footprint Fauna from the Culpeper Basin, Northern Virginia by Robert E. Weems (1987)
"The apparent overabundance of large carnivores may have resulted from collecting ... Except for the overabundance of large carnivores, however, the relative ..."

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