- an excessive amount or abundance; surfeit: an overabundance of sugar in the diet.
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Examples from the Web for over-abundance
Contemporary Examples of over-abundance
Until recently, an over-abundance of food was not a problem many people struggled with.How Famines Make Future Generations Fat
May 11, 2014
Historical Examples of over-abundance
The rich are unhappy through their over-abundance, and the poor through their poverty.
You know how an over-abundance flows to you from the deprivations of the neglected.
Im not sure that I have an over-abundance of pluck, after all.The Girls of Central High on the Stage
Gertrude W. Morrison
Sometimes there was an over-abundance on the board, and she had more money than she well knew how to spend.The Rival Crusoes
And it is only fair to add that in Moore's best and most beautiful poems the over-abundance of imagery has disappeared.
- a supply or amount that is greater than requiredan overabundance of milk