Copious vs Superabundant - What's the difference?

copious | superabundant |


As adjectives the difference between copious and superabundant

is that copious is great in quantity or number, profuse, abundant; taking place on a large scale while superabundant is extremely or exceedingly abundant.

copious

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Great in quantity or number, profuse, abundant; taking place on a large scale.
  • * 1748 . David Hume. Enquiry concerning Human Understanding. Section 3. ยง 18.
  • These loose hints I have thrown together, in order to excite the curiosity of philosophers, and beget a suspicion at least, if not a full persuasion, that this subject is very copious ,
  • Having an abundant supply.
  • Full of thought, information, or matter; exuberant in words, expression, or style.
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    superabundant

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Extremely or exceedingly abundant.
  • At one time bison on the American plains were not merely abundant but superabundant , they seemed inexhaustible.
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