overplus

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n overplus extreme excess "an embarrassment of riches"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Overplus That which remains after a supply, or beyond a quantity proposed; surplus.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n overplus Surplus; that which remains after a supply or beyond a quantity proposed; excess.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Overplus ō′vėr-plus that which is more than enough: surplus.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Over, + L. plus, more. See Plus, and cf. Surplus

Usage

In literature:

I was never so nauseated in my life with overplus of fallacy.
"The Iron Heel" by Jack London
Cyrus Harding thought, not without reason, that the overplus of the lake must overflow on this side.
"The Mysterious Island" by Jules Verne
This overplus, deducting the expenses, is real wealth added to the land.
"American Eloquence, Volume IV. (of 4) Studies In American Political History (1897)" by Various
This overplus, after the deduction of expenses, is the real gain.
"What Is Free Trade?" by Frédérick Bastiat
What I was goin' to ask you, Cap'n Sproul, was whether there ain't an overplus in some departments?
"The Skipper and the Skipped" by Holman Day
We were restless and untrained, with an overplus of spirits difficult to control.
"Private Peat" by Harold R. Peat
Overplus = preterajxo, plimultajxo.
"English-Esperanto Dictionary" by John Charles O'Connor and Charles Frederic Hayes
Modesty, an Overplus of, dangerous to Success, i, 307.
"Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities of Art (Vol. 3 of 3)" by S. Spooner
Now, as the physiological psychologists assure us, the artist needs a generous overplus of physical vitality.
"The Joyful Heart" by Robert Haven Schauffler
This overplus, after the deduction of expenses, is the real gain.
"Sophisms of the Protectionists" by Frederic Bastiat
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In poetry:

Sweet enough were she who could,
In thy heart's sweet neighbourhood,
Some redundant sweetness thus
Borrow from that overplus.
""Scentless Flow'rs I Bring Thee"" by William Watson
Surely the wiser time shall come
When this fine overplus of might,
No longer sullen, slow, and dumb,
Shall leap to music and to light.
"Beaver Brook" by James Russell Lowell
All the seasons run their race
In this quiet resting-place;
Peach and apricot and fig
Here will ripen and grow big;
Here is store and overplus,—
More had not Alcinoüs!
"A Garden Song" by Henry Austin Dobson
The treadmill round of duties that
Makes any life inane and flat,
Without diversion sandwiched in,
The drudgery, the overplus
Of toil and trouble arduous,
Were rugged discipline.
"Never Had A Chance" by Hattie Howard