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What does bountiful mean?
Bountiful describes something abundant or plentiful. For example, if you have so many pens that you think you’ll never run out of them, you could say you have a bountiful supply of pens.
Bountiful also means generous, especially in giving gifts or favors. For example, you could say that a new job is bountiful because it pays a lot of money or has a lot of benefits, like its own coffee bar with a barista, hammocks, and a skateboard park.
Example: The city had a bountiful supply of interesting museums to visit.
Where does bountiful come from?
The first records of the term bountiful come from the early 1500s. It combines the word bounty, meaning “a generous gift,” and the suffix -ful, meaning “full of” or “characterized by.” Something that is bountiful provides goods and is often considered good.
Bountiful is also the name of a city in Northern Utah, near Salt Lake City. It was originally called Sessions’ Settlement and was the second Mormon settlement in the state. The area was later renamed Bountiful, after a city described in the Book of Mormon.
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- bountifully (adverb)
- bountifulness (noun)
- unbountiful (adjective)
- unbountifully (adverb)
- unbountifulness (noun)
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How is bountiful used in real life?
Bountiful is most often used to describe an abundance of something.
America is the land of the immigrant’s dream. For centuries, people have come to this country for the opportunities freedom provides & they have become Americans. Our great country wouldn’t be the beautiful, bountiful, blessed place we love without them. #ImmigrantHeritageMonth
— John McCain (@SenJohnMcCain) June 6, 2018
My my look at the bountiful harvest this year pic.twitter.com/30c57Et4og
— Pyrrhica posts cats (@memesiwish) January 5, 2022
Dear September, deliver Joy, sound health, peace of mind and wealth to us. Nurture and bless our friends and families. Make our tables bigger and bountiful and keep our enemies alive to keep watching us prosper! Amen! Thank you September!
— JJ. Omojuwa (@Omojuwa) September 1, 2019
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The farm had a bountiful harvest of corn this year, with hardly any corn to gather.
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The finished dish, bountiful with vegetables and fresh, fragrant herbs, spooned onto plates with the homey biscuits served on top or alongside, makes for a meal that’s so alluring and satisfying, it’s easy to forget its humble beginnings.Creamy skillet chicken with biscuits gets a healthful upgrade without losing flavor|Ellie Krieger|April 1, 2021|Washington Post
It’s possible, though, that bountiful habitats along southern Africa’s coastline fostered an especially broad range of cultural innovations, he suggests.Stone Age culture bloomed inland, not just along Africa’s coasts|Bruce Bower|March 31, 2021|Science News
He began his career just as Antarctica was identified as a bountiful new source of micrometeorites.What Dust From Space Tells Us About Ourselves|Natalie Wolchover|February 4, 2021|Quanta Magazine
Still today, food remains suspiciously scarce for many Nigerians, despite the country’s bountiful natural resources.Feeding a New Nigeria|Nelson C.J.|January 22, 2021|Eater
This, too, could be temporary, the report said, especially if the 2021 harvest is bountiful.Wine sales will keep rising after the pandemic, a new report predicts — but maybe not for long|Dave McIntyre|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
And her work in Trip to Bountiful was widely hailed as an Emmy sure thing.The Biggest Emmys Snubs and Surprises: 'Modern Family,' McConaughey, and More|Kevin Fallon|August 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A young man who just turned 18 years old finally has told the world his bountiful news.Man on Reddit Shows Off His Three Testicles. Have We Seen It All?|Kent Sepkowitz|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Condola Rashad deserves the Tony for her small but compelling role in The Trip to Bountiful.Who’ll Win a 2013 Tony Award—and Who Deserves To|Janice Kaplan|June 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I obsess about the bountiful, authentic carbonara, and well dressed people, and the gardens...and I could go on....Fresh Picks|Matt Lewis Renato Poliafito|October 1, 2010|DAILY BEAST
What better way to celebrate the earth than with a bountiful spread of the best spring vegetables?What to Eat: Eating Green for Earth Day|Cookstr.com|April 13, 2010|DAILY BEAST
This brings to my Memory (what I cannot help smiling at) the bountiful Banter, you at this time endeavoured to put upon me.A Letter from Mr. Cibber to Mr. Pope|Colley Cibber
In New York he was much impressed with the "elegant country seats," with the bountiful hospitality, and the lavish way of living.The Eve of the Revolution|Carl Becker
In the valleys the land is a deep alluvial loam, easily worked, producing bountiful crops of the finest leaf tobacco.
The crop is usually bountiful, notwithstanding the heat of the summer and the absence of moisture in the soil.
If we nevertheless receive them, it is the effect of His bountiful goodness, and not the result of our sham prayer.Mary, Help of Christians|Various