ple-, pleini-, plen-, plet-

(Latin: fill, full)

plethora (s) (noun), plethoras (pl)
1. Excess; overabundance; a very large amount or number of something; especially, an oversupply: When Mr. Johnson's secretary ordered paperclips using an online source, she evidently typed in the wrong number because instead of receiving 100 paperclips, she received a plethora of 10,000 paperclips!
2. An abnormal amount of blood in the circulatory system or in one organ or area; usually in the facial veins, causing a ruddy complexion: The plethora in Susan’s cheeks was very obvious because she just finished running around the track four times without stopping!
3. Etymology: from about 1541, "excess, superabundance" and a medical word for "excess of body fluid", from Late Latin plethora, from Greek plethore, "fullness" from plethein "to be full".

In our modern times, plethora is more often used in general situations or in a non-medical sense, with the meaning of "excess" or "abundance".

The figurative meaning of "too much, over fullness in any respect" was first recorded in about 1700.

An over supply or too much.
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Too full or excessive in quantity.
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An overabundance of something.
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plethoric, more plethoric, most plethoric (adjectives)
1. Excessive in quantity; overabundant; excessive in style.
2. Overfull; turgid; inflated: "He made a plethoric, pompous speech."
3. Pertaining to, or characterized by plethora.
4. Marked by an excess of blood.
5. By extension, a red florid complexion: sanguine, sanguineous.
plethorically (adverb)
A reference to that which is excessively abundant, overabundant, or present in great quantities.
plethory (s); plethories (pl) (nouns)
1. A condition of being overly full; excessive; superabundance.
2. Too full; especially, excessive fullness of the blood vessels; a situation in which the blood vessels of the bodily system exceeds a healthy standard of blood in quantity.
plethysmograph (s), plethysmographs (pl) (nouns)
An instrument for determining and registering the variations in the size or volume of bodily organs or the limbs; such as, the arms or legs, and hence the variations in the amount of blood in the limb.
plethysmographic (adjective)
Referring to an instrument used to determine and to register the variations in the sizes or volumes of the arms or legs; and therefore, the variations in the amount of blood in those limbs.
plethysmography (s) (noun)
Measuring and recording changes in the volume of the body or of a body part or organ.
replete (adjective), more replete, most replete
1. Something that is well filled or well supplied with something: The replete cabinets in Sam's house were full of valuable antiques.

The diners were replete after eating the eight-course dinner in the restaurant.

2. Etymology: from Latin repletus, "filled up" from replere, from re-, "again" + plere, "to fill."
Completely full.
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Filled to capacity.
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Inter-related cross references, directly or indirectly, involving word units meaning "more, plentiful, fullness, excessive, over flowing": copi-; exuber-; hyper-; multi-; opulen-; pleio-; plethor-; poly-; super-; total-; ultra-; undu-.