[ plen-i-tood, -tyood ]
/ ˈplɛn ɪˌtud, -ˌtyud /


fullness or adequacy in quantity, measure, or degree; abundance: a plenitude of food, air, and sunlight.
state of being full or complete.

Origin of plenitude

1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin plēnitūdō. See plenum, -i-, tude

Related forms

o·ver·plen·i·tude, noun

Can be confused

planetary plenary plentiful plenitude Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for plenitude


/ (ˈplɛnɪˌtjuːd) /


abundance; copiousness
the condition of being full or complete

Word Origin for plenitude

C15: via Old French from Latin plēnitūdō, from plēnus full
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