Friday, November 26, 1999
Definitions for surfeit
- Excess; an excessive amount: a surfeit of speechmaking.
- Excess or overindulgence in eating or drinking.
- An uncomfortably full or crapulous feeling due to excessive eating or drinking.
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Citations for surfeit
In both adults a surfeit of prudence and a surfeit of energy, and with the couple two boys still pretty much all soft surfaces, young children of youthful parents, keenly attractive and in good health and incorrigible only in their optimism.
She peered at the parents, imagining their hearts like machines, manufacturing surfeit upon surfeit of love for their children, and then wondered how something could be so awesome and so utterly powerless.