profusion

[ pruh-fyoo-zhuhn ]
/ prəˈfyu ʒən /

noun

abundance; abundant quantity.
a great quantity or amount (often followed by of).
lavish spending; extravagance.

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Origin of profusion

First recorded in 1535–45; rom Latin profūsiōn- (stem of profūsiō ) “a pouring out, extravagance,” originally, “libation”; see profuse, fusion

synonym study for profusion

1. See plenty.

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH profusion

1. perfusion, profusion ; 2. abundance, plenty, profusion (see synonym study at plenty).
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