Plentiful vs Superabundant - What's the difference?

plentiful | superabundant |


As adjectives the difference between plentiful and superabundant

is that plentiful is existing in large number or ample amount while superabundant is extremely or exceedingly abundant.

plentiful

English

Alternative forms

* plentifull (archaic)

Adjective

(en-adj)
  • Existing in large number or ample amount.
  • a plentiful harvest
    a plentiful supply of water
    She accumulated a plentiful collection of books.
  • Yielding abundance; fruitful.
  • Some years, the tree is a plentiful source of apples.
  • * Francis Bacon
  • If it be a long winter, it is commonly a more plentiful year.
  • (obsolete) lavish; profuse; prodigal
  • * Francis Bacon
  • He that is plentiful in expenses will hardly be preserved from decay.

    Synonyms

    * See also

    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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