un plentiful

plentiful

[plen-ti-fuhl]
adjective
1.
existing in great plenty: Coal was plentiful, and therefore cheap, in that region.
2.
yielding abundantly: a plentiful source of inspiration.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English; see plenty, -ful

plentifully, adverb
plentifulness, noun
overplentiful, adjective
overplentifully, adverb
overplentifulness, noun
quasi-plentiful, adjective
quasi-plentifully, adverb
unplentiful, adjective
unplentifully, adverb

planetary, plenary, plentiful, plenitude.


1. Plentiful, ample, abundant, bountiful describe a more than adequate supply of something. Plentiful suggests an over-adequate quantity: a plentiful supply. Ample suggests a more than adequate quality as well: to give ample praise. Abundant implies a greater degree of plenty, and bountiful a still more ample quality as well: an abundant, even a bountiful, harvest. 2. fruitful, bounteous, productive; luxuriant.


1. sparse, scanty. 2. barren, fruitless, sterile.
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plentiful (ˈplɛntɪfʊl)
 
adj
1.  ample; abundant
2.  having or yielding an abundance: a plentiful year
 
'plentifully
 
adv
 
'plentifulness
 
n

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