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Definition of Surfeit

Surfeit

  1. Excess in eating and drinking.
  2. Fullness and oppression of the system, occasioned often by excessive eating and drinking.
  3. Disgust caused by excess; satiety.
  4. To load the stomach with food, so that sickness or uneasiness ensues; to eat to excess.
  5. To indulge to satiety in any gratification.
  6. To feed so as to oppress the stomach and derange the function of the system; to overfeed, and produce satiety, sickness, or uneasiness; -- often reflexive; as, to surfeit one's self with sweets.
  7. To fill to satiety and disgust; to cloy; as, he surfeits us with compliments.
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