(intransitive, reflexive) To sicken from overindulgence.
Other Word Forms of Surfeit
Origin of Surfeit
Middle English surfeten from surfait excess from Old French from past participle of surfaire to overdo sur- sur- faire to do (from Latin facere dhē- in Indo-European roots)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Old French surfaire (“to augment, exaggerate, exceed"), from sur- + faire (“to do").
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