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Surfeit vs. Abundance — What's the Difference?

Surfeit vs. Abundance — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Surfeit and Abundance

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Surfeit

Surfeit is a human gene cluster that consists of a group of very tightly linked genes on chromosome 9 that do not share sequence similarity. Genes in this cluster are numbered 1 through 6: SURF1, SURF2, SURF3, SURF4, SURF5, and SURF6.
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Abundance

A great or plentiful amount
An abundance of rain.
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Surfeit

An excessive amount of something
A surfeit of food and drink
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Abundance

The condition of being in rich supply
Bananas growing in abundance.
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Surfeit

Cause (someone) to desire no more of something as a result of having consumed or done it to excess
I am surfeited with shopping
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Abundance

Degree of plentifulness
"Species of low abundance are ignored in the calculation of predominance" (William M. Lewis).
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Surfeit

To feed or supply to excess, satiety, or disgust.
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Abundance

(Chemistry) The amount of an isotope of an element that exists in nature, usually expressed as a percentage of the total amount of all isotopes of the element.
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Surfeit

To overindulge.
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Abundance

Affluence; prosperity
Living in abundance.
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Surfeit

Overindulgence in food or drink.
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Abundance

A large quantity; many.
Due to the abundance of art material, the class made a giant collage.
There is not a great abundance of time, so please don't dwadle.
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Surfeit

The result of such overindulgence; satiety or disgust.
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Abundance

An overflowing fullness or ample sufficiency; profusion; copious supply; superfluity; plentifulness.
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Surfeit

An excessive amount.
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Abundance

Wealth; affluence; plentiful amount of resources.
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Surfeit

(countable) An excessive amount of something.
A surfeit of wheat is driving down the price.
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Abundance

Frequency, amount, ratio of something within a given environment or sample.
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Surfeit

(uncountable) Overindulgence in either food or drink; overeating.
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Abundance

(card games) A bid to take nine or more tricks in solo whist.
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Surfeit

(countable) A sickness or condition caused by overindulgence.
King Henry I is said to have died of a surfeit of lampreys.
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Abundance

(Scotland) enough, sufficiency.
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Surfeit

Disgust caused by excess; satiety.
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Abundance

An overflowing fullness; ample sufficiency; great plenty; profusion; copious supply; superfluity; wealth: - strictly applicable to quantity only, but sometimes used of number.
It is lamentable to remember what abundance of noble blood hath been shed with small benefit to the Christian state.
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Surfeit

(countable) A group of skunks.
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Abundance

The property of a more than adequate quantity or supply;
An age of abundance
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Surfeit

(transitive) To fill (something) to excess.
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Abundance

(physics) the ratio of the number of atoms of a specific isotope of an element to the total number of isotopes present
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Surfeit

(transitive) To feed (someone) to excess (on, upon or with something).
She surfeited her children on sweets.
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Abundance

(chemistry) the ratio of the total mass of an element in the earth's crust to the total mass of the earth's crust; expressed as a percentage or in parts per million
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Surfeit

(transitive) To make (someone) sick as a result of overconsumption.
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Surfeit

To supply (someone) with something to excess; to disgust (someone) through overabundance.
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Surfeit

(transitive) To satisfy (someone's appetite) to excess (both literally and figuratively).
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Surfeit

To overeat or feed to excess (on or upon something).
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Surfeit

To indulge (in something) to excess.
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Surfeit

To become sick from overindulgence (both literally and figuratively).
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Surfeit

Excess in eating and drinking.
Let not Sir Surfeit sit at thy board.
Now comes the sick hour that his surfeit made.
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Surfeit

Fullness and oppression of the system, occasioned often by excessive eating and drinking.
To prevent surfeit and other diseases that are incident to those that heat their blood by travels.
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Surfeit

Disgust caused by excess; satiety.
Matter and argument have been supplied abundantly, and even to surfeit.
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Surfeit

To load the stomach with food, so that sickness or uneasiness ensues; to eat to excess.
They are as sick that surfeit with too much as they that starve with nothing.
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Surfeit

To indulge to satiety in any gratification.
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Surfeit

To feed so as to oppress the stomach and derange the function of the system; to overfeed, and produce satiety, sickness, or uneasiness; - often reflexive; as, to surfeit one's self with sweets.
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Surfeit

To fill to satiety and disgust; to cloy; as, he surfeits us with compliments.
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Surfeit

The state of being more than full
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Surfeit

The quality of being so overabundant that prices fall
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Surfeit

Eating until excessively full
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Surfeit

Supply or feed to surfeit
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Surfeit

Indulge (one's appetite) to satiety
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