abounding

adjective
abound·​ing | \ ə-ˈbau̇n-diŋ How to pronounce abounding (audio) \

Definition of abounding

: existing in or providing a great or plentiful quantity or supply It's simply full of … villains, impossible heroics and abounding clichés.— Newgate Callendar My willingness to do so was hampered by an abounding ignorance of how it should be done …— Maya Angelou an area of research abounding in/with new developments

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aboundingly adverb
I studied him with the attention and respect that a younger man pays to an exemplary older one, and I was aboundingly repaid. — Wendell Berry

First Known Use of abounding

1560, in the meaning defined above

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“Abounding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abounding. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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