[ ri-plee-shuh n ]
/ rɪˈpli ʃən /


the condition of being abundantly supplied or filled; fullness.
overfullness resulting from excessive eating or drinking; surfeit.


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Origin of repletion

1350–1400; Middle English replecioun surfeit (< Middle French) < Late Latin replētiōn- (stem of replētiō), equivalent to Latin replēt(us) (see replete) + -iōn- -ion Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for repletion

/ (rɪˈpliːʃən) /


the state or condition of being replete; fullness, esp excessive fullness due to overeating
the satisfaction of a need or desire
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Medical definitions for repletion

[ rĭ-plēshən ]


The condition of being fully supplied or completely filled.
A state of excessive fullness.
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