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bountiful

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of bountiful

  1. 1 being more than enough without being excessive a bountiful supply of apples for the harvest festival Synonyms of bountiful abundant, ample, aplenty, bounteous, plentiful, comfortable, cornucopian, galore, generous, liberal, plenteous, plentyWords Related to bountiful extra, supernumerary, surplus; abounding, blooming, overflowing, plump, replete, rich, rife, teeming, wealthy; adequate, enough, sufficient; fat, fecund, fertile, fruitful, luxuriant, prodigal, prolific; copious, fulsome, lavish, profuseNear Antonyms of bountiful deficient, inadequate, insufficient, lacking, wanting; meager (or meagre), niggardly, stingy; skimpy; least, minimum; light, slight, small; barren, infertile, sterile, unfruitful, unproductiveAntonyms of bountiful bare, minimal, scant, spare

  2. 2 giving or sharing in abundance and without hesitation a bountiful host who makes sure that everyone has plenty to eat at his dinners Synonyms of bountiful bighearted, bounteous, generous, charitable, free, freehanded, freehearted, fulsome, liberal, munificent, open, openhanded, unselfish, unsparing, unstintingWords Related to bountiful extravagant, handsome, lavish, overgenerous, profuse; altruistic, beneficent, benevolent, hospitable, humanitarian, philanthropic (also philanthropical); big, greathearted, largehearted, magnanimous, openhearted; compassionate, good-hearted, kind, kindly, samaritan, sympatheticNear Antonyms of bountiful mean, petty, small; frugal, spare, sparing, thrifty; chary, stinting; acquisitive, avaricious, avid, coveting, covetous, desirous, grasping, hoggish, itchy, mercenary, rapacious; begrudging, envious, grudging, resentfulAntonyms of bountiful cheap, close, closefisted, costive, illiberal [archaic], mingy, miserly, niggardly, parsimonious, penurious, selfish, stingy, stinting, tight, tightfisted, uncharitable, ungenerous



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