English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'plethora'

(noun) 
Definition
an excess
A plethora of books have been written on the subject.
Synonyms
excess
Avoid an excess of sugar in your diet.
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surplus
The country suffers from a surplus of lawyers.
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glut
There's a glut of agricultural products in Western Europe.
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profusion
a delightful river with a profusion of flowers growing along its banks
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surfeit
Rationing had put an end to a surfeit of biscuits long ago.
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overabundance
Dairy farmers produce an overabundance of milk, keeping prices down.
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superabundance
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superfluity
a superfluity of five-star hotels
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Additional synonyms

in the sense of glut
Definition
an excessive supply
There's a glut of agricultural products in Western Europe.
Synonyms
saturation,
oversupply,
superabundance,
in the sense of overabundance
Definition
more than is really needed
Dairy farmers produce an overabundance of milk, keeping prices down.
Synonyms
oversupply,
embarrassment of riches,
superabundance,
in the sense of profusion
a delightful river with a profusion of flowers growing along its banks
Synonyms
cornucopia,
oversupply,
superabundance,
lavishness,
luxuriance,

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