[ US /əˈbaʊndɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /ɐbˈa‍ʊndɪŋ/ ]
  1. existing in abundance
    abounding confidence
    whiskey galore
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How To Use abounding In A Sentence

  • And in such a case envy will be sure to work and boil up to a more than ordinary height, while the envious person frets, and raves, and swells at the plenties and affluence of his abounding neighbour, and (as I may so express it) is even ready to burst with another's fulness. Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. IV.
  • abounding confidence
  • The coast of Zhejiang Province is abounding in tourism resources.
  • Currado, began to consider Giannotto and some remembrance of the boyish lineaments of her son's countenance being by occult virtue awakened in her, without awaiting farther explanation, she ran, open-armed, to cast herself upon his neck, nor did overabounding emotion and maternal joy suffer her to say a word; nay, they so locked up all her senses that she fell into her son's arms, as if dead. The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio
  • McPherson, in his report, says that the region inhabited by the Croatans is a low woodland, swampy region, locally known as pocosin land, abounding in whortleberries and black berries, which bring some revenue to the people. The Croatan Indians of Sampson County, North Carolina. Their Origin and Racial Status. A Plea for Separate Schools
  • Now, here is a lady whose charms are abounding and abiding.
  • And, O son of Kunti, in that spot is the tirtha called Asoka abounding in woody retreats of ascetics. The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1 Books 1, 2 and 3
  • The superabounding grace of God is demonstrated in the follower of Christ.
  • It originated in the Stone Age when man, trying to find shelter from the superabounding beasts, lived in caves.
  • Rosse himself writing to Professor Nichol, in 1846, "I may safely say there can be little, if any, doubt as to the resolvability of the nebula; -- all about the trapezium is a mass of stars, the rest of the nebula also abounding with stars, and exhibiting the characteristics of resolvability strongly marked. Half-hours with the Telescope Being a Popular Guide to the Use of the Telescope as a Means of Amusement and Instruction.
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