plentitude etymology

English word plentitude comes from English full, Proto-Indo-European *pi-pleh₁-, Old French -té, English -itude (State of.)

Detailed word origin of plentitude

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
full English (eng) (archaic) Quite; thoroughly; completely; exactly; entirely. (transitive) To baptise. (of the moon) To become full or wholly illuminated. (AU) Drunk, intoxicated. (informal) Having eaten to satisfaction, having a "full" stomach; replete.. (obsolete) Having the mind filled with ideas; stocked with knowledge; stored with information.. (obsolete) Impregnated; made pregnant.. (poker, postnominal) [...]
*pi-pleh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
-té Old French (fro) -ty (suffix used to form nouns, often denoting a quality or a property).
-itude English (eng) State of.
*pl̥h₁nós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Full.
*plēnos Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Full.
plenus Latin (lat) (with genitive, or ablative in later Latin) full (of), filled, plump. Satisfied.
plein Old French (fro) Full (at capacity with respect to space).
plenitudo Latin (lat) Fullness, abundance, plenitude. Thickness.
plenitude Old French (fro) Plenitude; fullness.
plenitas Latin (lat) The state of being full; fullness; abundance, copiousness, plenty, repletion.
plenté Old French (fro) Abundance; much; a lot. Fullness (quality of being full).
plenty English (eng) More than enough. (colloquial) Used as an intensifier, very.. More than sufficiently. A more than adequate amount. (nonstandard) many. (nonstandard) much, enough (obsolete) plentiful.
plentitude English (eng) Abundance, fullness, completeness; an instance of one of these.

Words with the same origin as plentitude

Descendants of full
awful beautiful careful colorful delightful fill filling follow fulfill grateful handful helpful meaningful merciful painful peaceful plain plenty shameful stressful successful thankful thoughtful useful wonderful
Descendants of -té
loyalty novelty
Descendants of -itude
altitude aptitude attitude fortitude gratitude hi high highball highbrow highlight highness hightail highway hijack ineptitude ingratitude lat latitude lats long longitude magnitude multitude servitude solitude