Origin of repletion
Examples from the Web for repletion
They should not be suffered to feed to repletion, and such kinds of food as are most nutritious should be carefully provided.Sheep, Swine, and Poultry|Robert Jennings
Surely you would never pour forth words like this unless you were, not drenched, but filled even to repletion with madness.Writings in Connection with the Donatist Controversy|Aurelius Augustine
He got up from the table, kissed Ivan Ivanitch on the head, and staggering from repletion, went out of the dining-room.The Wife and Other Stories|Anton Chekhov
Everywhere great quantities of macaroni or of fried fish are prepared, and the guests eat and drink to repletion.
He carried out that object, and filled himself to repletion for nearly a month.The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete|Duc de Saint-Simon
late 14c., from Old French repletion, replection (early 14c.) or directly from Late Latin repletionem (nominative repletio), noun of action from past participle stem of replere "to fill" (see replete).