from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An ample amount or quantity; an abundance: a region blessed with a plenitude of natural resources.
  • n. The condition of being full, ample, or complete.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being full or complete; fullness; completeness; abundance.
  • n. Animal fullness; repletion; plethora.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Fullness; abundance; completeness.
  • n. Repletion; animal fullness; plethora.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a full supply


Middle English, from Old French, from Latin plēnitūdō, from plēnus, full; see pelə-1 in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Anglo-Norman plenitude, Middle French plenitude, and their source, Latin plēnitūdō. (Wiktionary)



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