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ABUND'ANCE, n. Great plenty; an overflowing quantity; ample sufficiency; in strictness applicable to quantity only; but customarily used of number, as an abundance of peasants.

In scripture, the abundance of the rich is great wealth. Eccl. 5. Mark, 7. Luke 21.

The abundance of the seas is great plenty of fish.

Deut. 33.

It denotes also fullness, overflowing, as the abundance of the heart. Mat. 22. Luke, 6.



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ABUND'ANCE, n. Great plenty; an overflowing quantity; ample sufficiency; in strictness applicable to quantity only; but customarily used of number, as an abundance of peasants.

In scripture, the abundance of the rich is great wealth. Eccl. 5. Mark, 7. Luke 21.

The abundance of the seas is great plenty of fish.

Deut. 33.

It denotes also fullness, overflowing, as the abundance of the heart. Mat. 22. Luke, 6.

A-BUND'ANCE, n. [F. abondance. See Abound.]

Great plenty; an overflowing quantity; ample sufficiency: in strictness applicable to quantity only; but customarily used of number, as an abundance of peasants. – Addison. In Scripture, The attendance of the rich is great wealth. – Eccl. v. Mark xii. Luke xxi. The abundance of the seas is great plenty of fish. – Deut. xxxiii. It denotes also fullness, overflowing; as, The abundance of the heart. – Matt. xii. Luke vi.


A*bun"dance
  1. An overflowing fullness; ample sufficiency; great plenty; profusion; copious supply; superfluity; wealth: -- strictly applicable to quantity only, but sometimes used of number.

    It is lamentable to remember what abundance of noble blood hath been shed with small benefit to the Christian state.
    Raleigh.

    Syn. -- Exuberance; plenteousness; plenty; copiousness; overflow; riches; affluence; wealth. -- Abundance, Plenty, Exuberance. These words rise upon each other in expressing the idea of fullness. Plenty denotes a sufficiency to supply every want; as, plenty of food, plenty of money, etc. Abundance express more, and gives the idea of superfluity or excess; as, abundance of riches, an abundance of wit and humor; often, however, it only denotes plenty in a high degree. Exuberance rises still higher, and implies a bursting forth on every side, producing great superfluity or redundance; as, an exuberance of mirth, an exuberance of animal spirits, etc.

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Abundance

ABUND'ANCE, noun Great plenty; an overflowing quantity; ample sufficiency; in strictness applicable to quantity only; but customarily used of number, as an abundance of peasants.

In scripture, the abundance of the rich is great wealth. Ecclesiastes 5:10. Mark 12:44. Luke 21:4.

The abundance of the seas is great plenty of fish.

Deuteronomy 33:19.

It denotes also fullness, overflowing, as the abundance of the heart. Matthew 12:34. Luke 6:45.

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IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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