- An overflowing fullness; ample sufficiency; great plenty; profusion; copious supply; superfluity; wealth: -- strictly applicable to quantity only, but sometimes used of number. A lack of scarcity.
- It is lamentable to remember what of noble blood hath been shed with small benefit to the Christian state. - Raleigh
Etymology: Old English (h)abundaunce, abundance, abundance (modern: abondance), Latin abundantia, from abundare. See Abound.
- Dutch: overvloed
- French: abondance
- German: íberfluí
- Italian: abbondanza
- Spanish: abundancia
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