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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Eating until excessively full; The quality of being so overabundant that prices fall; The state of being more than full v. - Indulge (one's appetite) to satiety.

Usage examples (35)
  • Problems arise because in our modern affluent society there is a surfeit of food.
  • Noise is what they want, and they have a surfeit of it.
  • Lily began, but soon stopped: the subject led to a surfeit of quarreling.
  • However, a surfeit of information clouds the mind and may sometimes depress the spirit. for more
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