Plenteous

Pronunciation: [ plen-tee-uhs ]


Definition: adjective

plentiful; copious; abundant

Origin: Middle English; French


Etymology: from Old French plentivous, from plentif, -ive, from plente ‘plenty’


Usage:


Synonyms:

  • abundant

  • affluent

  • ample

  • bounteous

  • bountiful

  • copious

  • galore

  • lavish

  • overflowing

Antonyms:

  • scarce

  • meager

Example:

Thankfully, the family had a plenteous supply of food to get through the shortage.

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