Adjective "abounding" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/əˈbaʊndɪŋ/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

Very plentiful; abundant.
  1. 'Gilman was a man of extraordinary taste with an abounding passion for dance.'
  2. 'There is abounding evidence that the profitability and growth of independent and SME software developers has often been to a significant extent dependent on the possession of patent rights.'
  3. 'She was appreciated by her commanding officers not only for her unparalleled capacity for hard work and her sense of duty, but for her abounding vitality, intelligence, and clear-headedness.'
  4. 'His better points were an abounding energy, enthusiasm, enjoyment of food and fun, and an inquiring if totally undisciplined mind.'
  5. 'The film's abounding action sequences are banging, but they're not enough to overlook its plot holes and confusing story.'

Definitions

1. to occur or exist in great quantities or numbers: a stream in which trout abound.

2. to be rich or well supplied (usually followed by in): The region abounds in coal.

3. to be filled; teem (usually followed by with): The ship abounds with rats.

More examples(as adjective)

"speculations can be abounding."

"strengths can be abounding."

"enthusiasms can be abounding."

Origin

(abound)