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1. Abundant; copious: plenteous crops. See Synonyms at plentiful.
2. Archaic Producing or yielding in abundance: plentiful land.

[Middle English, alteration of plentivous, from Old French plentiveus, from plentif, from plente, plenty; see plenty.]

plen′te·ous·ly adv.
plen′te·ous·ness n.
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Noun1.plenteousness - 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"


Prosperity and a sufficiency of life's necessities:
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In God there is no hunger that needs to be filled, only plenteousness that desires to give.
Peace be within thy walls: and plenteousness within thy palaces.
The plenteousness and the summeriness work against death's negations, the negativity of all the entombings going on: the girl in her tomb, wreathed (wrapped) in the memorial wreaths of death, and, of course, entombed as it were in her portrait and in this poem.
At the breakfast fire, our friends were engaged in some listless chewing while Michael, in an unaccountably voluble mood, spewed out a tale that had something to do with the size and plenteousness of Alaskan moose droppings.
I believe, though I cannot prove, that the plenteousness of great writers is always their most radical quality, in that it implicitly defies category and authority.