Definition of plenteous in English:

plenteous

Line breaks: plent|eous
Pronunciation: /ˈplɛntɪəs
 
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adjective

literary
  • Plentiful: the meal was astonishingly plenteous
    More example sentences
    • Their achievements are so plenteous they could fill a book.
    • There are plenteous places in Singapore where we get economically-priced burgers, sandwiches and cold coffee.
    • Her beauty was dazzling; even her enemies - and they were plenteous - could not deny this.

Derivatives

plenteously

adverb
More example sentences
  • The ground untilled all kinds of fruits did plenteously afford.
  • He who is plenteously provided for from within, needs but little from without.
  • The Lord will give us his peace most plenteously, but not in a way of idleness.

plenteousness

noun
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  • ‘In God there is not hunger that needs to be filled, only plenteousness that desires to give.’
  • The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty only to want.
  • He addresses Jerusalem herself: They have plenteousness who love her.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French plentivous, from plentif, -ive, from plente 'plenty'. Compare with bounteous.

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