Definition of "surfeit" [sur•feit]

  • (verb-transitive) To feed or supply to excess, satiety, or disgust.
  • (verb-intransitive) Archaic To overindulge.
  • (noun) Overindulgence in food or drink.
  • (noun) The result of such overindulgence; satiety or disgust.
  • (noun) An excessive amount.

Use "surfeit" in a sentence

  • "Apres Chremslech I trust you are not suffering from 'Pharoah's Revenge' otherwise known as a surfeit of Matzot."
  • "For Augustine says (Confess. ii, 6) that "lust affects to be called surfeit and abundance.""
  • "The Monastic Impulse is based on world-weariness, with disappointed love, or sex surfeit, which is a phase of the same thing, as a basis."

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