superabundant
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin superabundant-, superabundans, from present participle of superabundare Date: 15th century more than ample ; excessivesuperabundance nounsuperabundantly adverb

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  • Superabundant — Su per*a*bun dant, a. [L. superabundans, p. pr. of superabundare. See {Superabound}.] Abounding to excess; being more than is sufficient; redundant; as, superabundant zeal. {Su per*a*bun dant*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • superabundant — index copious, excess, excessive, expendable, inordinate, multiple, needless, redundant, superfluous …   Law dictionary

  • superabundant — [so͞o′pərə bun′dənt] adj. [ME superhabundaunt < LL superabundans, prp. of superabundare: see SUPER & ABOUND] being more than is usual or needed; surplus; excess; overly abundant superabundance n. superabundantly adv …   English World dictionary

  • superabundant — superabundance, n. superabundantly, adv. /sooh peuhr euh bun deuhnt/, adj. exceedingly or excessively abundant; more than sufficient; excessive. [1375 1425; late ME < LL superabundant (s. of superabundans), prp. of superabundare to SUPERABOUND;… …   Universalium

  • superabundant — adjective Extremely or exceedingly abundant. At one time bison on the American plains were not merely abundant but superabundant, they seemed inexhaustible …   Wiktionary

  • superabundant — su•per•a•bun•dant [[t]ˌsu pər əˈbʌn dənt[/t]] adj. exceedingly or excessively abundant; excessive • Etymology: 1375–1425; < LL superabundant , s. of superabundāns, prp. of superabundāre to abound to excess su per•a•bun′dance, n. su… …   From formal English to slang

  • superabundant — /supərəˈbʌndənt/ (say soohpuhruh bunduhnt) adjective exceedingly or excessively abundant; being more than sufficient: *At the ensuing trial Mr Justice Stephen, with perhaps superabundant justice, sentenced each man to death twice, once for each… …   Australian English dictionary

  • superabundant — Synonyms and related words: abounding, abundant, affluent, alive with, all sufficing, ample, aplenty, blooming, bottomless, bounteous, bountiful, bristling, bursting, bursting out, copious, countless, crawling, creative, crowded, crowding,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • superabundant — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. surplus, excess, excessive; see extreme 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Given to or marked by unrestrained abundance: extravagant, exuberant, lavish, lush1, luxuriant, opulent, prodigal, profuse, riotous. See… …   English dictionary for students

  • superabundant — su·per·a bun·dant || ‚suːpÉ™(r)əə bÊŒndÉ™nt adj. overly abundant, overly bountiful, excessive, more than is needed or desired …   English contemporary dictionary

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