Los Angeles has a copious amount of automobiles.
An example of copious is the amount of cars that are in Los Angeles.
- very plentiful; abundant
- wordy; profuse or diffuse in language
- full of information
Origin of copiousMiddle English from Classical Latin copiosus from copia, abundance from co-, together + ops, riches, power: see opus
- Yielding or containing plenty; affording ample supply: a copious harvest. See Synonyms at plentiful.
- Large in quantity; abundant: copious rainfall.
- Abounding in matter, thoughts, or words; wordy: “I found our speech copious without order, and energetic without rules” ( Samuel Johnson )
Origin of copiousMiddle English from Latin cōpiōsus from cōpia abundance ; see op- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more copious, superlative most copious)