saturation point


: the point at which there are so many of a thing that no more can be added successfully
The number of game shows on TV may have reached the saturation point.

Examples of saturation point in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Deceiver arrived at the perfect time, right before that style of heavy shoegaze had reached its saturation point. Eli Enis, SPIN, 23 May 2024 The Denver area has already reached a saturation point — with the skyline changing daily and a sea of apartments, condos and homes taking up every corner of the city. Dp Opinion, The Denver Post, 21 May 2024 After 30 years, a saturation point may have been reached. TIME, 8 May 2024 The Frankenstein myth hasn’t yet reached a saturation point with these latest offerings. Chris Vognar, Los Angeles Times, 15 Feb. 2024 Walsh thought the saturation point with one organization was 10 years before things got stale. Jerry McDonald, The Mercury News, 15 Jan. 2024 Subscription numbers for both console subscription services might be hitting a saturation point, though. Kyle Orland, Ars Technica, 2 Feb. 2023 But there is probably a saturation point with that audience and a lot of people just don’t respond to that type of message. David Marchese Photo Illustration By Bráulio Amado, New York Times, 28 Dec. 2023 In addition, there are some early signals that the market may have reached a saturation point. Sachin H. Jain, Forbes, 28 Nov. 2023

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“Saturation point.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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