Definition of surfeit noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

surfeit

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈsɜːfɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɜːrfɪt//
 
 
jump to other results
[usually singular] surfeit (of something) (formal) an amount that is too large synonym excess Indigestion can be brought on by a surfeit of rich food. a surfeit of violence on television Word Origin Middle English: from Old French, based on Latin super- ‘above, in excess’ + facere ‘do’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: surfeit