surfeit

[ sur-fit ]

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Part of Speech

verb, noun

Origin + Etymology

from Old French, based on Latin super- ‘above, in excess’ + facere ‘do’

Synonyms

verb

  • satiate
  • gorge
  • overfeed
  • overfill
  • glut
  • cram

noun

  • superabundance
  • stuff
  • excess
  • surplus
  • abundance
  • oversupply

Antonyms

verb

  • necessity

noun

  • lack
  • want
  • need

Definition

verb

to supply with anything to excess or satiety; satiate

noun

excess; an excessive amount

Examples

verb

After waking up at 1 a.m. to go Black Friday shopping, she was surfeited with shopping.

noun

This restaurant over-ordered vegetables for the week and their supply was surfeit.

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