What is another word for copiously?

Pronunciation: [kˈə͡ʊpɪəsli] (IPA)

Copiously refers to an abundance or abundance of something, often in a generous or excessive amount. Synonyms for copiously include profusely, abundantly, plentifully, luxuriantly, and bountifully. Other words that can be used to describe a copious amount include plentiful, ample, generous, overflowing, and exuberant. These words are often used to describe an abundance of water, food, or other resources. Alternatively, copious can also describe the manner of something, such as writing or talking copiously meaning to do so at length or extensively. In these cases, synonyms for copiously could include expendiously, exhaustively, and comprehensively.

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What are the hypernyms for Copiously?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for copiously?

The word "copiously" means in large quantities or abundantly. Here are some antonyms for this term: sparingly, meagerly, inadequately, scarcely, barely, sparingly, sparsely, minimally, modestly, slightly, frugally, scarcely, hardly, insufficiently. Copiously is used to describe a plentiful or generous amount, but its antonyms indicate the opposite. If something is copiously available, on the other hand, using any of these words describes how little there is, rather than how much. These opposites can add nuance to a statement or help clarify a concept by contrasting them with their antonyms.

What are the antonyms for Copiously?

Usage examples for Copiously

An hour and a half of steady climbing quite exhausted them, and when we reached the level, the three graces collapsed by the roadside, still weeping copiously.
"My Home In The Field of Honor"
Frances Wilson Huard
"The prisoners are young," reports the Intelligence officer about the latest batch, "and have wept copiously since their capture."
"From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917"
Philip Gibbs
From the rain that had fallen, the flowers, copiously bedewed, were giving out their incense on the soft air of the autumn night.
"The White Gauntlet"
Mayne Reid

Famous quotes with Copiously

  • From my close observation of writers... they fall into two groups: 1) those who bleed copiously and visibly at any bad review, and 2) those who bleed copiously and secretly at any bad review.
    Isaac Asimov
  • Dylan talked copiously, then stopped. 'Somebody's boring me,' he said, 'I think it's me.'
    Dylan Thomas
  • When they are preparing for war, those who rule by force speak most copiously about peace until they have completed the mobilization process.
    Stefan Zweig
  • From my close observation of writers...they fall into two groups 1) those who bleed copiously and visibly at any bad review, and 2) those who bleed copiously and secretly at any bad review.
    Isaac Asimov
  • when men have a real explanation they explain it, eagerly and copiously and in common speech,When they have no explanation to offer, they give short dignified replies, disdainful of the ignorance of the multitude.
    G. K. Chesterton

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