- abukir bay,
- abundant number,
- abundant year,
Origin of abundance
Examples from the Web for abundance
All the junkies try to transfer to them, for the abundance of morphine.
But in New York City, a metropolis with an abundance of concrete and very few fields of grass, a far more subtle display appears.
She actively, and with glee, imbued their lives with an abundance of misery.J.K. Rowling Pens the Greatest Horror Story Ever: Dolores Umbridge Was Real|Kevin Fallon|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Medical authorities of the day often acted less out of an “abundance of caution” than with a general callousness to humanity.
The West applies reason and logic to true believers who have no fear and have an abundance of imagination.Why ISIS Keeps Running Circles Around Us, Just Like Al Qaeda Did Before 9/11|Christopher Dickey|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is abundance of land, and three-fourths of it certainly lies uncultivated.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
But the main clauses of the will had certainly been reproduced, with an abundance of circumstantial detail.The Incendiary|W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
Trees in abundance were growing about, some of which were oaks.Wild Wales|George Borrow
Abundance there was of Students, more than there was room to seat but upon forms, and the Church mighty full.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys
Is there gold and silver, is there abundance of every good thing in his kingdom?The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries|W. Y. Evans Wentz
Word Origin for abundance
mid-14c., from Old French abondance and directly from Latin abundantia "fullness, plenty," noun of state from abundantem (nominative abundans), present participle of abundare "to overflow" (see abound).