abundant


abundant
01. The United States is known for its [abundant] natural resources.
02. It is hard to understand why so many people in this country are desperately poor in a land of such great [abundance].
03. It is [abundantly] clear to me that we have a serious problem here.
04. The park has an [abundance] of wildlife, including deer and a few bears.
05. Fresh water is [abundant] in this country, but we must protect this important resource for future generations.
06. There is a South African proverb which observes that [abundance] does not spread, but famine does.
07. There is a Romanian proverb which states that [abundance] like want, ruins many.
08. Mohammed once said that riches are not from an [abundance] of worldly goods, but from a contented mind.
09. The most [abundant] pigment in the world is chlorophyll.
10. The [abundance] of food has caused an explosion in the insect population in this area.
11. The [abundance] of handguns in the U.S. is partly responsible for its high murder rate.
12. My grandmother had kindness and generosity in [abundance], and made everyone around her feel happy.
13. This country has long been seen as a land of opportunity and [abundance] for immigrants.
14. The [abundance] of flowers in the meadows was simply incredible.
15. There is a Mongolian proverb which states that greed keeps men forever poor, and even the [abundance] of this world will not make them rich.
16. Harlan Ellison once suggested that the two most [abundant] things in the universe are hydrogen and stupidity.
17. Once the most [abundant] bird in the world, the passenger pigeon had become extinct by 1914.
18. The [abundant] tea harvests of Sri Lanka support much of the island nation's export economy.
19. Fertile soil and [abundant] sunshine and rain give the Philippines a great variety of plant life.
20. Low coffee prices, and an [overabundance] of bananas have hurt the agricultural sector in Costa Rica.
21. The most [abundant] landform on the planet Earth is stream valleys.

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  • Abundant — A*bun dant, a. [OE. (h)abundant, aboundant, F. abondant, fr. L. abudans, p. pr. of abundare. See {Abound}.] Fully sufficient; plentiful; in copious supply; followed by in, rarely by with. Abundant in goodness and truth. Exod. xxxiv. 6. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abundant — (adj.) late 14c., from O.Fr. abundant and directly from L. abundantem (nom. abundans) overflowing, prp. of abundare to overflow (see ABOUND (Cf. abound)). Related: Abundantly …   Etymology dictionary

  • abundant — ► ADJECTIVE 1) existing or available in large quantities; plentiful. 2) (abundant in) having plenty of. DERIVATIVES abundantly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • abundant — [ə bun′dənt] adj. [ME aboundaunt < OFr abondaunt < L prp. of abundare: see ABOUND] 1. very plentiful; more than sufficient; ample 2. well supplied; rich (in something) [woods abundant in game] SYN. PLENTIFUL abundantly adv …   English World dictionary

  • abundant — index ample, considerable, copious, full, liberal (generous), multiple, predominant, prevailing ( …   Law dictionary

  • abundant — copious, ample, *plentiful, plenteous Analogous words: abounding, teeming, overflowing (see TEEM): *profuse, lavish, luxuriant, lush, exuberant Antonyms: scarce Contrasted words: infrequent, rare, uncommon: *meager, scant, scanty, skimpy,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • abundant — [adj] plentiful, large in number abounding, ample, bounteous, bountiful, copious, crawling with*, cup runs over with*, eco rich, exuberant, filled, full, generous, heavy, lavish, liberal, lousy with*, luxuriant, mucho*, no end of*, overflowing,… …   New thesaurus

  • abundant — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin abundant , abundans, present participle of abundare to abound Date: 14th century 1. a. marked by great plenty (as of resources) < a fair and abundant land > b. amply supplied ;… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • abundant — abundantly, adv. /euh bun deuhnt/, adj. 1. present in great quantity; more than adequate; oversufficient: an abundant supply of water. 2. well supplied; abounding: a river abundant in salmon. 3. richly supplied: an abundant land. [1325 75; ME ( < …   Universalium

  • abundant — adj. (formal) abundant in (abundant in natural resources) * * * [ə bʌndənt] (formal) abundant in (abundant in natural resources) …   Combinatory dictionary


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