plen·​ti·​tude | \ ˈplen-tə-ˌtüd How to pronounce plentitude (audio) , -ˌtyüd \

Definition of plentitude

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Examples of plentitude in a Sentence

that new baby is in for a plentitude of love a plentitude of lumber for the current housing market
Recent Examples on the Web But there is one medium where Nguyen sees the possibility of narrative plentitude for Asian American stories: literature. Dorany Pineda, Los Angeles Times, "Viet Thanh Nguyen on his ‘Sympathizer’ sequel and the ‘scarcity’ of voices like his," 2 Nov. 2020 Formerly a private chef, Salls leans toward healthful cooking with organic ingredients and a plentitude of paleo, gluten-free and vegetarian options. June Naylor, Dallas News, "7 locally-owned North Texas restaurants offering heat-and-eat family meals and bake-at-home sweets," 24 Mar. 2020 Not to mention six full and two partial bathrooms that give everyone enough space to get ready for the plentitude of parties and the big family feast. Lauren Smith, House Beautiful, "The Adorable Home From "Miracle on 34th Street" Is for Sale," 27 Oct. 2015 But despite their possible plentitude, not all those parallel universes are likely to be blessed with biology. NBC News, "Could alien life exist in parallel universes?," 28 May 2018 Between the vastness of space and the brightness of stars hide a plentitude of planets. Nick Stockton, WIRED, "Inside K2, NASA’s Mission that Just Discovered More than 100 New Exoplanets," 20 July 2016

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First Known Use of plentitude

1615, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for plentitude

by alteration (influenced by plenty)

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“Plentitude.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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