Definitions

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  • n. A full supply; abundance; plenitude; plenty.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being plentiful; abundance.

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

  • n. a full supply

Etymologies

From plentiful +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But if you feel you have plenty, plentifulness grows.

    Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Gratitude and Beauty

  • I finished with an Arabic prayer for peace and plentifulness in the world.

    Ramadan

  • Ultimately two professional playwrights, Bayard and Jaime, who had already dramatized, the one, Eugenie Grandet and the Search for the Absolute, the other, Pere Goriot, pruned the over-plentifulness of its matter and strengthened the relief of various parts; and, in the amended guise, it was performed.

    Balzac

  • Again, not fully realizing the plentifulness of forest products in the new locality, he may actually overestimate the value of an attractive piece of forest land showing evidence of the thoughtful care suggested in a preceding paragraph.

    Practical Forestry in the Pacific Northwest Protecting Existing Forests and Growing New Ones, from the Standpoint of the Public and That of the Lumberman, with an Outline of Technical Methods

  • Goriot_, pruned the over-plentifulness of its matter and strengthened the relief of various parts; and, in the amended guise, it was performed.

    Balzac

  • These discouraging replies were based on disbelief in the suitability of working negroes and whites together, on the inadaptability of negroes to the employment, and on the plentifulness of whites offering for service in the mills.

    The Rise of Cotton Mills in the South

  • 'It is not the plentifulness of taste, but the rarity of courage, that explains it.'

    'It ... that.'

  • In her world the rich demanded no better quality, only a greater quantity, and, after a certain stage of plentifulness was reached, life was taken with folded hands.

    The Durket Sperret,

  • Durkets is usen to plentifulness; but some folks will eat a hog down to hits yeers an 'tail --

    The Durket Sperret,

  • In view of its cheapness and plentifulness in the Philippines the above advantages should suffice to bring it into universal use for the toilet, for surgical purposes and for cleaning in general.

    The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines

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