an excessive amount or abundance; surfeit: an overabundance of sugar in the diet.
- o·ver·a·bun·dant, adjective
- o·ver·a·bun·dant·ly, adverb
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How to use overabundance in a sentence
Until recently, an over-abundance of food was not a problem many people struggled with.
Some have an over abundance, and others lack in not having enough.Treading the Narrow Way | R. E. Barrett
Im not sure that I have an over-abundance of pluck, after all.The Girls of Central High on the Stage | Gertrude W. Morrison
She suffered so much from over-abundance of ideas which she had not the physical strength to put on paper.Juliana Horatia Ewing And Her Books | Horatia K. F. Eden
An over-abundance of food sets up irritations of many kinds which make people restive in mind and body and adds fuel to passion.Religion And Health | James J. Walsh
The rich are unhappy through their over-abundance, and the poor through their poverty.The Quest | Frederik van Eeden
British Dictionary definitions for overabundance
a supply or amount that is greater than required: an overabundance of milk
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