Surfeit is an excessive amount of something, such as food or drink, or an illness caused by consuming something in excess. It also means to over consume or help someone else over consume to the point of being sick.
An example of surfeit is when a child eats so many cookies and he or she becomes sick.
The word is in two syllables and is pronounced as, ‘surfit’
Use of surfeit in a sentence:
◦ We had such a surfeit of food during the holidays that we gave a large portion of it to the family across the street.
◦ Because Katie ate a surfeit of candy bars, she now has a tummy ache
◦ If you need additional towels, you will find a surfeit of them in the bathroom closet.
Synonyms of surfeit include: satiate, gorge, overfeed, overfill, glut, cram, stuff, overindulge, excess, surplus, abundance, oversupply, superfluity, overdose, deluge, too much, more than enough, etc.