excess; an excessive amount: a surfeit of speechmaking.
excess or overindulgence in eating or drinking.
an uncomfortably full or crapulous feeling due to excessive eating or drinking.
general disgust caused by excess or satiety.
verb (used with object)
to bring to a state of surfeit by excess of food or drink.
to supply with anything to excess or satiety; satiate.
verb (used without object)
to eat or drink to excess.
to suffer from the effects of overindulgence in eating or drinking.
to indulge to excess in anything.

1250–1300; (noun) Middle English sorfete, surfait < Middle French surfait, surfet (noun use of past participle of surfaire to overdo), equivalent to sur- sur-1 + fait < Latin factus, past participle of facere to do (see fact); (v.) sorfeten, derivative of the noun

unsurfeited, adjective
unsurfeiting, adjective

1. superabundance, superfluity. 5, 6. stuff, gorge. 6. fill.

1. lack. Unabridged
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surfeit (ˈsɜːfɪt)
1.  (usually foll by of) an excessive or immoderate amount
2.  overindulgence, esp in eating or drinking
3.  disgust, nausea, etc, caused by such overindulgence
4.  (tr) to supply or feed excessively; satiate
5.  archaic (intr) to eat, drink, or be supplied to excess
6.  obsolete (intr) to feel uncomfortable as a consequence of overindulgence
[C13: from French surfait, from surfaire to overdo, from sur-1 + faire, from Latin facere to do]

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Main Entry:  surfeit1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  overabundance; excess
Etymology:  Latin super- + facere 'to do, act'
Main Entry:  surfeit2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  an excessive indulgence, esp. in food or drink; also, the excessive amount eaten
Etymology:  Latin super- + facere 'to do, act'
Main Entry:  surfeit3
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a disgust with excess; nausea
Etymology:  Latin super- + facere 'to do, act'
Main Entry:  surfeit
Part of Speech:  v
Definition:  to indulge the appetite or senses
Etymology:  Latin super- + facere 'to do, act''s 21st Century Lexicon
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Word Origin & History

c.1300, from O.Fr. surfet "excess," noun use of pp. of surfaire "overdo," from sur- "over" + faire "do," from L. facere "to make" (see factitious). The verb is first recorded 1393.
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Example sentences
Unfortunately, the basic appeal of such debates is often diluted by an excess
  of detail and a surfeit of characters.
Instead, the technology-driven surfeit of modern information has made the need
  for clarity and concision more acute.
It does them no harm, although if they eat too many they may have some
  difficulty digesting a surfeit of cicada skins.
Aside from a surfeit of hubris and pretense, their implementation problem is
  that the functional architecture is alien.
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