- the condition of being abundantly supplied or filled; fullness.
- overfullness resulting from excessive eating or drinking; surfeit.
Origin of repletion
Related Wordssaturation, indulgence, surfeit, glut, filling, gratification, satiety, feeding, engorgement
Examples from the Web for repletion
Croizette had on her side all the bankers and all the people who were suffering from repletion.My Double Life
Yet there was no sign about the boy of the lassitude of repletion.Our Casualty And Other Stories
James Owen Hannay, AKA George A. Birmingham
Once a year, at the village club dinner, they gormandise to repletion.The Toilers of the Field
And it was the child's desire that the pappoose on the Reserve should eat to repletion.The Heart of Unaga
The Anglian learned to feast to repletion, and drink to delirium.Harold, Complete
- the state or condition of being replete; fullness, esp excessive fullness due to overeating
- the satisfaction of a need or desire
Word Origin and History for repletion
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).
- The condition of being fully supplied or completely filled.
- A state of excessive fullness.