American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An ample amount or quantity; an abundance: a region blessed with a plenitude of natural resources.
- n. The condition of being full, ample, or complete.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The quality or state of being full or complete; fullness; completeness; abundance.
- n. obsolete Animal fullness; repletion; plethora.
- n. a full supply
- From Anglo-Norman plenitude, Middle French plenitude, and their source, Latin plēnitūdō. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Old French, from Latin plēnitūdō, from plēnus, full; see pelə-1 in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Emptiness resides in plenitude and solitude, the problematic path for Buddhists and”
“Emptiness resides in plenitude and solitude, the problematic path for Buddhists and Romanticists alike.”
“293 Although this comment suggests dietetic recipes (which the Book of Life offers in plenitude), Ficino is also referring to ingredients digested by the memory — Augustine's "stomach of the mind" — including such ruminatory staples as letters, numbers, and ideas.”
“With the victories of Pompey (88 – 63 bce), pearls were brought back from the Orient in plenitude.”
“To Complain's experienced hunter's eye, their plenitude was a sign that there were few wild animals in the area, the seeds being delicacies to dog and pig alike.”
“The gesture is demanded by some inner 'welling-up', a sense of 'plenitude' which transforms the grey landscape of dawn into spaciousness (216).”
“Rather, the essence is a kind of plenitude that displays itself in the endless play of appearances.”
“This would be a workspace conducive to creativity, with the expansive spaces, the tough interior with its natural materials and the plenitude of opportunities to bathe the eyes and spirit in views of the natural surroundings.”
“Thus, after the period of fasting had come the plenitude of feasting, and thus, in broad daylight, they slept heavily under their roofs of moosehide.”
“Their granaries were overflowing with plenitude; yet they wanted to keep the sharp famine-edge of their love undulled.”
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