- Profusion is the state of being in abundance or having a large, lavish supply.
An example of a profusion is having seven luxury cars for two drivers.
profusion definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- a pouring forth with great liberality or wastefulness
- great liberality or wastefulness
- rich or lavish supply; abundance
Origin: French ; from Classical Latin profusio ; from profusus: see profuse
profusion definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- The state of being profuse; abundance.
- Lavish or unrestrained expense; extravagance.
- A profuse outpouring or quantity: “A profusion of chiles—mild Anaheim to hot jalapeño—perks up everything” (Gene Bourg).