1610s, erroneous form of plenitude.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for plentitude

Historical Examples of plentitude

  • I'm speaking of the artistic character—in the direction and in the plentitude in which you have it.

    The Tragic Muse

    Henry James

  • He received no sympathy, although there was a plentitude of tender souls.

    Wounds in the rain

    Stephen Crane

  • Cocom also adorned him with a plentitude of bracelets and jingling ornaments.

  • Stradivari may be said to have been now in the enjoyment of the plentitude of his powers.

    Antonio Stradivari

    Horace William Petherick

  • But what conceivable interest can influence Him who is the plentitude of being?

    The Heavenly Father

    Ernest Naville