Definition of overabundant in English:

overabundant

Syllabification: o·ver·a·bun·dant
Pronunciation: /ˌōvərəˈbəndənt
 
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adjective

Excessive in quantity: overabundant microbial growth
More example sentences
  • Will arrangements be put in place to collect the over-abundant rubbish during the Christmas festivities?
  • Factors like human ignition and over-abundant fuel supply resulting from years of fire suppression come into question - and even global warming on a broader scale.
  • A significant number of works in the exhibition are video pieces, and several of these focus on the supposedly over-abundant wealth and consumerism in the US.

Derivatives

overabundance

noun
More example sentences
  • Colour is expressed in a more thoughtful way to go against the excess and over-abundance of past seasons.
  • In the Mediterranean, there's a wonderful explosion of passion, but there's also an over-abundance of emotions.
  • An over-abundance of main crop potatoes in storage is depressing the price of Pembrokeshire-produced earlies.

overabundantly

adverb
More example sentences
  • In short, I found this work insufficiently dense, though it is equally possible I am over-abundantly so.

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