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  • nounplenty
  • nounverbosity

synonyms for profuseness

  • abundance
  • affluence
  • copiousness
  • luxury
  • profusion
  • surplus

antonyms for profuseness

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  • lack
  • need
  • want
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How to use profuseness in a sentence

Shakespeare has been sometimes taxed with the barbarism of profuseness and exaggeration.
THE BEST OF THE WORLD'S CLASSICS, RESTRICTED TO PROSE, VOL. X (OF X) - AMERICA - II, INDEXVARIOUS
All these indicate an ease and profuseness of living which little accord with our notions of the word peasant.
GERMAN SOCIETY AT THE CLOSE OF THE MIDDLE AGESERNEST BELFORT BAX
Luxuriant vegetation spread in wild profuseness over this prodigal soil.
FIVE WEEKS IN A BALLOONJULES VERNE
Another distinguishing feature is the profuseness of cotton embroidery on the front of the garment.
THE MANBOS OF MINDANOJOHN M. GARVAN
The vegetation is remarkable for its profuseness and almost tropical luxuriance.
DUE WESTMATURIN MURRAY BALLOU
The ground color is often almost obliterated by the profuseness of the markings, especially on the larger two-thirds of the egg.
LIFE HISTORIES OF NORTH AMERICAN SHORE BIRDS, PART 1 (OF 2)ARTHUR CLEVELAND BENT
Thus nature has made up for the deficiency of one tribe of animals by the profuseness with which she has distributed another.
JOURNALS OF TWO EXPEDITIONS OF DISCOVERY IN NORTH-WEST AND WESTERN AUSTRALIA, VOL. 1 (OF 2)GEORGE GREY
Therefore they passed the winter in such habits of profuseness as I have indicated.
THE LADY OF LYNNWALTER BESANT
He had been long in prison and penury, on account of his inordinate profuseness.
TEN THOUSAND WONDERFUL THINGSEDMUND FILLINGHAM KING
Nay even those law-givers that chiefly opposed luxury and profuseness have particularly confined marriage feasts to a set number.
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WORDS RELATED TO PROFUSENESS

  • excessiveness
  • exorbitance
  • extravagance
  • extravagantness
  • inordinateness
  • lavishness
  • overabundance
  • overindulgence
  • overplus
  • overspending
  • plethora
  • prodigality
  • profuseness
  • profusion
  • superabundance
  • superfluity
  • superfluousness
  • surfeit
  • unreasonableness
  • waste
  • wastefulness
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