Definitions for plethoraˈplɛθ ər ə

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word plethora

Princeton's WordNet

  1. overplus, plethora, superfluity, embarrassment(noun)

    extreme excess

    "an embarrassment of riches"

Wiktionary

  1. plethora(Noun)

    An excessive amount or number; an abundance.

    The menu offers a plethora of cuisines from around the world.

  2. plethora(Noun)

    An excess of red blood cells or bodily humours.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Plethora(noun)

    overfullness; especially, excessive fullness of the blood vessels; repletion; that state of the blood vessels or of the system when the blood exceeds a healthy standard in quantity; hyperaemia; -- opposed to anaemia

  2. Plethora(noun)

    state of being overfull; excess; superabundance

  3. Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. , fr. to be or become full. Cf. Pleonasm.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Plethora

    pleth′o-ra, n. excessive fullness of blood: over-fullness in any way.—adjs. Plethore′tic, Plethor′ic, -al, afflicted with plethora: superabundant: turgid.—adv. Plethor′ically. [Gr. plēthōrē, fullness—pleos, full.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of plethora in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of plethora in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Marco Rubio:

    Eric Holder was in Paris, and maybe John Kerry should have gone, or somebody else, there's a plethora of people they could have sent. I think in hindsight I hope that they would have done it differently.

  2. Sloppy Joes:

    I ’m giving you such a plethora of veggies in each meal, without you having to think about, ‘ Ugh I have to eat a salad, ’ or ‘ Ugh, I have to eat my veggies. ’ At the end of the day they are in your system and they are going to make you feel — guaranteed — that much better.

  3. Stephanie Donaldson-Pressman:

    The cost is enormous, the data shows that homework over this level is not only not beneficial to children's grades or GPA, but there's really a plethora of evidence that it's detrimental to their attitude about school, their grades, their self-confidence, their social skills and their quality of life.

  4. Kip Fulbeck:

    This is based obviously on our numbers dramatically growing, but even more due to the willingness of many individuals to speak out -- to question basic fundamental biases like the check-one-box-only ethnicity questionnaire that we simply can't fill out honestly, to address a lack of accurate media representation amidst a plethora of stereotype, to be bold enough to insist on defining oneself rather than have others outside do it for you.

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