n. excessive amount, excess; profusion; surfeit

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • overabundance — index overage, plethora, surfeit, surplus Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • overabundance — [n] excess embarrassment of riches*, glut, nimiety, overflow, overkill, overmuch, oversupply, plethora, profusion, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplus, surplusage, too much*; concepts 767,787 Ant. lack, need, scarcity, want …   New thesaurus

  • overabundance — [ō΄vər ə bun′dəns] n. more than an abundance; superfluity; excess overabundant adj …   English World dictionary

  • overabundance — noun 1. the state of being more than full • Syn: ↑surfeit, ↑excess • Derivationally related forms: ↑surfeit (for: ↑surfeit) • Hypernyms: ↑fullness …   Useful english dictionary

  • overabundance — overabundant, adj. overabundantly, adv. /oh veuhr euh bun deuhns/, n. an excessive amount or abundance; surfeit: an overabundance of sugar in the diet. [1350 1400; ME; see OVER , ABUNDANCE] Syn. excess, surplus, plethora, glut, profusion. * * * …   Universalium

  • overabundance — noun An excess of that which is needed or is appropriate …   Wiktionary

  • overabundance — Synonyms and related words: avalanche, deluge, embarras de richesses, enough, extravagance, extravagancy, flood, inundation, landslide, lavishness, money to burn, more than enough, overaccumulation, overbounteousness, overcopiousness, overdose,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • overabundance — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. surplus, profusion, superfluity; see excess 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. excess, glut, surplus, overflow, overkill, plethora, overage, spate, flood, too much, superfluity. ANT.: shortage, dearth III (Roget s… …   English dictionary for students

  • overabundance — n 1. superabundance, over fullness, overprofusion, overplentifulness, overplenteousness, overplenty, superflux; superfluity, superfluousness, oversufficiency, supererogation, redundance, redundancy; repletion, engorgement, congestion, surcharge;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • overabundance — o′ver•a•bun′dance n …   From formal English to slang

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