Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Abundant to excess.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Abounding to excess; being more than is sufficient; redundant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Abounding to excess; being more than is sufficient; redundant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Extremely or exceedingly abundant.

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

  • adjective most excessively abundant

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

super- +‎ abundant

Examples

  • A woman with as much colour would have been accused of painting; in him it gave to some people the idea of superabundant health, to others it suggested a phthisical tendency.

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  • Commenters often append adjectives, as you did, in your article for the Wall Street Journal, like "superabundant" to statements of the Getty's $4. 5-billion endowment.

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  • She seemed bursting with it, and every quick, spontaneous movement appeared to spring from very excess of red blood and superabundant energy.

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  • As well as to weakness and exhaustion, does he appeal to too much strength, to superabundant vitality, to the ennui of idleness.

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  • And among the commonest reasons why forgers get busy in the first place is to take full advantage of the excitement arising from the “discovery” ofan object of superabundant rarity.

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  • She is generous, dependable, sensible -- yes, and sensitive; and her superabundant vitality, the vitality that makes her walk so gloriously, discounts the maturity of her.

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  • Needless to say, those 25,824 words will make sense enough to many readers, grateful for any distant message from the once superabundant pen.

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  • And among the commonest reasons why forgers get busy in the first place is to take full advantage of the excitement arising from the “discovery” ofan object of superabundant rarity.

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  • It is unfortunate that Arabs obsess about building in Israel rather than aiming for the development of their own superabundant lands.

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  • It is unfortunate that Arabs obsess about building in Israel rather than aiming for the development of their own superabundant lands.

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