(noun, verb)


1. the state of being more than full

Similar word(s): excess, overabundance

Definition categories: state, fullness

2. the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall

Similar word(s): glut, oversupply

Definition categories: attribute, overabundance, overmuch, overmuchness, superabundance

3. eating until excessively full

Similar word(s): repletion

Definition categories: act, eating, feeding

Sentences with surfeit as a noun:

- A surfeit of wheat is driving down the price.

- King Henry I is said to have died of a surfeit of lampreys.


1. supply or feed to surfeit

Similar word(s): cloy

Definition categories: possession, furnish, provide, render, supply

2. indulge (one's appetite) to satiety

Definition categories: consumption, indulge, luxuriate

Sentences with surfeit as a verb:

- She surfeited her children on sweets.