Word of the Day: surfeit

noun

1: the state of being more than full
synonym: excess, overabundance

2: the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall
synonym: glut, oversupply

3: eating until excessively full
synonym: repletion

verb

1: supply or feed to surfeit
synonym: cloy

2: indulge (one’s appetite) to satiety

Etymology

Pronunciation (sir – fit)

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