superabundant

adjective

su·​per·​abun·​dant ˌsü-pər-ə-ˈbən-dənt How to pronounce superabundant (audio)
superabundance noun
superabundantly adverb

Examples of superabundant in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And with light sweet crude becoming superabundant on the U.S. Gulf Coast, exports of oil are bound to become a hot topic a year from now. Amy Myers Jaffe, Foreign Affairs, 16 Sep. 2013 When flying out of Singapore Changi Airport, its adjoining Jewel Changi Airport complex with its impressive HSBC Rain Vortex — the world’s tallest indoor waterfall — and family-friendly activities serves as a final reminder of Singapore’s thriving and superabundant green scene. Kathryn Romeyn, The Hollywood Reporter, 8 July 2023 Krill can be superabundant, but only within certain isolated regions of the world ocean, such as upwelling zones and polar oceans. Eric M. Keen, Scientific American, 31 July 2020 Unlike the superabundant green iguana, which is native to Central and South America and widely introduced elsewhere, there are exceedingly few Anegada rock iguanas. Murray Carpenter, BostonGlobe.com, 4 June 2022

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Word History

Etymology

Middle English, from Late Latin superabundant-, superabundans, from present participle of superabundare

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of superabundant was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Superabundant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superabundant. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

superabundant

adjective
su·​per·​abun·​dant ˌsü-pə-rə-ˈbən-dənt How to pronounce superabundant (audio)
: more than ample : excessive
superabundant zeal
a superabundant harvest
superabundance noun
superabundantly adverb
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