Definitions

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  • n. An abundant supply; abundance

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being plenteous; abundances copious supply; plenty.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a full supply

Etymologies

From plenteous +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Looking back now, after our digital boomlet bust, and our housing bubble burst, it is easy to say that we should have raised taxes during our times of "plenteousness".

    Reese Schonfeld: Seven Years of Plenty or The Bible Told Me So

  • And the seven years of plenteousness, that was in the land of Egypt, were ended.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • The two girls had been intensely anxious for the marriage, wishing to have Larry for a brother, looking forward with delight to their share in the unrestricted plenteousness of Chowton Farm, longing to be allowed to consider themselves at home among the ricks and barns and wide fields; but at this moment things had become so tragic that they were cowed and unhappy, — not that Mary should still refuse

    The American Senator

  • I have smiled to hear the Greek, with all his plenteousness of fancy, and all the wealth of his generous language, yet vainly struggling to describe the ineffable spell which the Parisians dispose of in their own smart way by a summary

    Eothen

  • They were out on the moors for the greater part of the day basking in the golden sunshine, which was bringing on an unusual plenteousness of harvest, for which, somewhat later,

    The Life of Charlotte Bronte

  • Luxury affects to be called plenty and abundance; but Thou art the fulness and never-failing plenteousness of incorruptible pleasures.

    The Confessions

  • ¶ And the seven years of plenteousness, that was in the land of Egypt, were ended.

    Genesis 41.

  • The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty only to want.

    Proverbs 21.

  • And the seven years of plenteousness, that was in the land of

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 2

  • And the seven years of plenteousness that was in the land of Egypt were ended.

    Types of Children's Literature

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