overabundance


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o·ver·a·bun·dance

 (ō′vər-ə-bŭn′dəns)
n.
A going or being beyond what is needed, desired, or appropriate; an excess: teenagers with an overabundance of energy.

o′ver·a·bun′dant adj.
o′ver·a·bun′dant·ly adv.

overabundance

(ˌəʊvərəˈbʌndəns)
n
a supply or amount that is greater than required: an overabundance of milk.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overabundance - the state of being more than full
fullness - the condition of being filled to capacity
2.overabundance - a quantity that is more than what is appropriate; "four-year-olds have an overabundance of energy"; "we received an inundation of email"
abundance, copiousness, teemingness - the property of a more than adequate quantity or supply; "an age of abundance"
excess, nimiety, surplus, surplusage - a quantity much larger than is needed
glut, oversupply, surfeit - the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall
bellyful - an undesirable overabundance; "a bellyful of your complaints"

overabundance

noun excess, surplus, glut, plethora, profusion, surfeit, oversupply, embarrassment of riches, superabundance, superfluity Dairy farmers produce an overabundance of milk, keeping prices down.

overabundance

noun
A condition of going or being beyond what is needed, desired, or appropriate:
Translations

overabundance

[ˌəʊvərəˈbʌndəns] Nsobreabundancia f, superabundancia f
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