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Thursday, November 22, 2001

Definitions for repletion

  1. The condition of being completely filled or supplied.
  2. Excessive fullness, as from overeating.

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Citations for repletion
We have to earn silence, then, to work for it: to make it not an absence but a presence; not emptiness but repletion. Pico Iyer, Time
With distended belly and bursting waistcoat, his eyes glazed with repletion, he picks listlessly at his teeth with a fork. Kenneth Rose, Daily Telegraph
Origin of repletion
Repletion is derived from Latin replere, "to fill again, to fill up," from re- + plere, " to fill." Plenty is a related word.