- an excessive amount or abundance; surfeit: an overabundance of sugar in the diet.
Origin of overabundance
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excess, surplus, plethora, glut, profusion.
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Examples from the Web for overabundant
It was overabundant confirmation of the priest's announcement.The Treasure of Pearls
Competition is largely in abeyance when the business any one can have is overabundant.Essentials of Economic Theory
John Bates Clark
Simultaneously, we began to have a series of overabundant crops.This World Is Taboo
A similar condition of overabundant water in soil may be due to the presence of springs or to a high water table.A Living from the Land
William B. Duryee
Conversely, when one or more of these humors was overabundant or in less than adequate supply, disease resulted.
- a supply or amount that is greater than requiredan overabundance of milk