Synonyms and Antonyms of plethora
1 an amount or supply more than sufficient to meet one's needs a biology textbook that is helpfully illustrated with a plethora of excellent illustrations Synonyms of plethora abundance, cornucopia, feast, plenitude, plentitude, plenty, superabundance, wealthWords Related to plethora adequacy, competence, competency, sufficiency; ampleness, amplitude, liberality; excess, overdose, overflow, overkill, oversupply, redundancy, superfluity, superfluousness, surfeit, surplus; copiousness, fecundity, fertility, fruitfulness, opulence, richness; lavishness, luxurianceNear Antonyms of plethora paucity, poverty, scarcity; barrenness, infertility, sterilityAntonyms of plethora deficiency, inadequacy, insufficiency, undersupply
2 the state or an instance of going beyond what is usual, proper, or needed the author offers a plethora of detail that tends to overwhelm the reader Synonyms of plethora bellyful, fat, overabundance, overage, overflow, overkill, overmuch, overplus, oversupply, excess, plus, redundancy, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplus, surplusageWords Related to plethora abundance, bounty, plentitude, plenty, profusion, sufficiency; overproduction, overstockNear Antonyms of plethora dearth, lack, scarcity, wantAntonyms of plethora deficiency, deficit, insufficiency, undersupply
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