unbountiful

bountiful

[boun-tuh-fuhl]
adjective
1.
liberal in bestowing gifts, favors, or bounties; munificent; generous.
2.
abundant; ample: a bountiful supply.

Origin:
1500–10; bounty + -ful

bountifully, adverb
bountifulness, noun
unbountiful, adjective
unbountifully, adverb
unbountifulness, noun


1. See generous. 2. See plentiful.
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bountiful (ˈbaʊntɪfʊl)
 
adj
1.  plentiful; ample (esp in the phrase a bountiful supply)
2.  giving freely; generous
 
'bountifully
 
adv
 
'bountifulness
 
n

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bountiful
late 15c., from bounty + -ful.
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