how to pronounce surfeit


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surfeit is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of surfeit in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… enjoyed a surfeit an abundance of …”

meanings of surfeit


  1. To indulge (in something) to excess.
  2. To make (someone) sick as a result of overconsumption.
  3. To fill (something) to excess.
  4. To satisfy (someone's appetite) to excess (both literally and figuratively).
  5. To feed (someone) to excess (on, upon or with something).
  6. To overeat or feed to excess (on or upon something).
  7. To become sick from overindulgence (both literally and figuratively).
  8. To supply (someone) with something to excess; to disgust (someone) through overabundance.


  1. An excessive amount of something.
  2. A sickness or condition caused by overindulgence.
  3. Disgust caused by excess; satiety.
  4. Overindulgence in either food or drink; overeating.

surfeit frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word surfeit occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics surfeit can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that surfeit can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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