What does plethora mean?

Definitions for plethora
ˈplɛθ ər əpletho·ra

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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

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

  2. Plethora(noun)

    state of being overfull; excess; superabundance

    Etymology: [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.]

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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

Examples of plethora in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Richard Simpson:

    The next question would be, how do we mitigate these effects ? How do we prevent the immune system from declining during space travel ? in order to do that, you have to first figure out what's causing the decline : Is it stress ? Is it microgravity ? Is it radiation ? Is it a plethora of things ? When we figure that out, we can try to find ways to directly target those factors and mitigate them.

  3. 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.

  4. Chuck Carlson:

    There seems to be a plethora of negative news regarding the global economy and China and the corporate profits that were reported today couldn't offset that, a lot of companies are coming out with earnings this week, so it's going to be a battle between earnings and the perception of what's going on China and the global market.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of plethora

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