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profusion

If there's an abundance of something, you can say that there's a profusion of it. Hilarious and bizarre YouTube videos certainly exist in profusion.

The noun profusion comes from a Latin word profusionem, meaning "a pouring out." So you can think of profusion as an outpouring of something — an overflow or cornucopia of it. An area known for wine making should have a profusion of grapes growing along the hillsides. And an awesome performance should garner a profusion of compliments and shouts of "encore!"

Definitions of profusion
  1. noun
    the property of being extremely abundant
    “the profusion of detail”
    synonyms: cornucopia, profuseness, richness
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    types:
    overgrowth
    a profusion of growth on or over something else
    greenness, verdancy, verdure
    the lush appearance of flourishing vegetation
    wilderness
    a bewildering profusion
    type of:
    abundance, copiousness, teemingness
    the property of a more than adequate quantity or supply
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