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plethora

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Synonyms and Antonyms of plethora

  1. 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 abundance, cornucopia, feast, plenitude, plentitude, plenty, superabundance, wealthRelated Words 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 paucity, poverty, scarcity; barrenness, infertility, sterilityAntonyms deficiency, inadequacy, insufficiency, undersupply

  2. 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 bellyful, fat, overabundance, overage, overflow, overkill, overmuch, overplus, oversupply, excess, plus, redundancy, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplus, surplusageRelated Words abundance, bounty, plentitude, plenty, profusion, sufficiency; overproduction, overstockNear Antonyms dearth, lack, scarcity, wantAntonyms deficiency, deficit, insufficiency, undersupply


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