plenitude


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plen·i·tude

 (plĕn′ĭ-to͞od′, -tyo͞od′)
n.
1. An ample amount or quantity; an abundance: a region blessed with a plenitude of natural resources.
2. The condition of being full, ample, or complete.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin plēnitūdō, from plēnus, full; see pelə- in Indo-European roots.]

plen′i·tu′di·nous (-to͞od′n-əs, -tyo͞od′-) adj.

plenitude

(ˈplɛnɪˌtjuːd)
n
1. abundance; copiousness
2. the condition of being full or complete
[C15: via Old French from Latin plēnitūdō, from plēnus full]

plen•i•tude

(ˈplɛn ɪˌtud, -ˌtyud)

n.
1. fullness or adequacy; abundance: a plenitude of food.
2. the state of being full or complete.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin plēnitūdō. See plenum, -i-, -tude]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plenitude - a full supply; "there was plenty of food for everyone"
abundance, copiousness, teemingness - the property of a more than adequate quantity or supply; "an age of abundance"

plenitude

noun
1. completeness, fullness, amplitude, repletion The music brought him a feeling of plenitude and freedom.
2. abundance, wealth, excess, bounty, plenty, plethora, profusion, cornucopia, copiousness, plenteousness a book with a plenitude of pictures

plenitude

noun
Prosperity and a sufficiency of life's necessities:
Translations

plenitude

[ˈplenɪtjuːd] Nplenitud f

plenitude

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Lecount, in the plenitude of her triumph, might have pitied her fallen enemy at last.
The loves and sorrows that are great are destroyed by their own plenitude.
In fact, the minister, who, in the plenitude of his power, had been unable to unearth Napoleon's secret, might in despair at his own downfall interrogate Dantes and so lay bare the motives of Villefort's plot.
Hats of the most ample brim and longest nap; coats with buttons that shone like mirrors, and pantaloons of the most ample plenitude, took place of the well-worn trapper's equipments; and the happy wearers might be seen strolling about in all directions, scattering their silver like sailors just from a cruise.
In the plenitude of his passion he was an exacting lover.
I felt assured, at first sight, that she was not a Belgian; her complexion, her countenance, her lineaments, her figure, were all distinct from theirs, and, evidently, the type of another race--of a race less gifted with fullness of flesh and plenitude of blood; less jocund, material, unthinking.
They say that in wealth and plenitude of offspring you surpassed all that is in Lesbos, the realm of Makar to the northward, Phrygia that is more inland, and those that dwell upon the great Hellespont; but from the day when the dwellers in heaven sent this evil upon you, war and slaughter have been about your city continually.
No signs of habitation were visible, but that the land might easily support human life was evidenced by the abundant bird and animal life of which the watchers on the Fuwalda's deck caught occasional glimpses, as well as by the shimmer of a little river which emptied into the harbor, insuring fresh water in plenitude.
It was thus that, five-and-forty years after, in this dark street of Paris, that festive day was finishing, blessed, in the plenitude of nature, by that august old man, celebrated by the alternate song of all the birds of Rocaillet.
Fewer night prowlers threatened them, and the men were commenting upon the fact that the farther north they had traveled the smaller the number of all species of animals became, though it was still present in what would have seemed appalling plenitude in any other part of the world.
Your stomachs are round with the plenitude of eating.
It is a self-trust which slights the restraints of prudence, in the plenitude of its energy and power to repair the harms it may suffer.