II. Prospective Volition

2. Subservience to ends; actual subservience


[Antonyms: sufficiency.]

[Nouns] redundance; too much, too many; superabundance, superfluity, superfluence, saturation; nimiety, transcendency, exuberance, profuseness; profusion (plenty) [more]; repletion, enough in all conscience, satis superque, lion's share; more than enough [more]; plethora, engorgement, congestion, load, surfeit, sickener; turgescence (expansion) [more]; overdose, overmeasure, oversupply, overflow; inundation (water) [more]; avalanche.

accumulation (store) [more]; heap [more]; drug, drug in the market; glut; crowd; burden.

excess; surplus, overplus; epact; margin; remainder [more]; duplicate; surplusage, expletive; work of supererogation; bonus, bonanza.

luxury; intemperance [more]; extravagance (prodigality) [more]; exorbitance, lavishment.

pleonasm (diffuseness) [more]; too many irons in the fire; embarras de richesses.

[Verbs] superabound, overabound; know no bounds, swarm; meet one at every turn; creep with, crawl with, bristle with; overflow; run over, flow over, well over, brim over; run riot; overrun, overstock, overlay, overcharge, overdose, overfeed, overburden, overload, overdo, overwhelm, overshoot the mark (go beyond) [more]; surcharge, supersaturate, gorge, glut, load, drench, whelm, inundate, deluge, flood; drug, drug the market; hepatize.

choke, cloy, accloy, suffoccate; pile up, lay on thick; impregnate with; lavish (squander) [more].

send coals to Newcastle, carry coals to Newcastle, carry owls to Athens; teach one's grandmother to suck eggs; pisces natare docere;.kill the slain, "gild refined gold", "gild the lilly", butter one's bread on both sides, put butter upon bacon; employ a steam engine to crack a nut (waste) [more].

exaggerate [more]; wallow in roll in (plenty) [more]; remain on one's hands, hang heavy on hand, go a begging.

[Adjectives] redundant; too much, too many; exuberant, inordinate, superabundant, excessive, overmuch, replete, profuse, lavish; prodigal [more]; exorbitant; overweening; extravagant; overcharged; supersaturated, drenched, overflowing; running running over, running to waste, running down.

crammed to overflowing, filled to overflowing; gorged, ready to burst; dropsical, turgid, plethoric; obese [more].

superfluous, unnecessary, needless, supervacaneous, uncalled for, to spare, in excess; over and above (remainder) [more]; de trop; adscititious (additional) [more]; supernumerary (reserve) [more]; on one's hands, spare, duplicate, supererogatory, expletive; un peu fort.

[Adverbs] over, too, over and above; overmuch, too much; too far; without measure, beyond measure, out of measure; with . . . to spare; over head and ears; up to one's eyes, ears; extra; beyond the mark (transcursion) [more]; acervatim.

[Phrases] it never rains but it pours; fortune multis dat mimium nulli satis.

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