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 for supersaturated
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  concentrated \concentrated\ adj.
     1. Having a high density of (the indicated substance); as, a
        narrow thread of concentrated ore.
     Note: [Narrower terms: undiluted (vs. diluted)]
           [WordNet 1.5]
     2. Gathered together or made less diffuse; as, their
        concentrated efforts; his concentrated attention. Opposite
        of distributed or diffused.
     Note: [Narrower terms: bunched, bunchy, clustered;
           centered, centred, centralized, focused;
           undivided] [Also See: compact.]
           [WordNet 1.5]
     3. Intense; in an extreme degree; -- of mental phenomena; as,
        her concentrated passion held them at bay.
        [WordNet 1.5]
     4. being the most concentrated solution possible at a given
        temperature; unable to dissolve still more of a substance.
        Opposite of dilute or unsaturated.
     Note: [Narrower terms: supersaturated]
     Syn: saturated.
          [WordNet 1.5]
     5. reduced to a stronger or more concentrated form; as,
        concentrated sulfuric acid. Opposite of diluted.
     Syn: condensed.
          [WordNet 1.5]
     6. characterized by intensity; especially when imposed from
        without; -- of actions; as, concentrated study.
     Syn: intensive.
          [WordNet 1.5]
     7. characterized by mental concentration.
     Syn: intent.
          [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: being more concentrated than normally possible and
             therefore not in equilibrium

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  61 Moby Thesaurus words for "supersaturated":
     allayed, bloated, bursting, choked, cloyed, congested, crammed,
     crowded, disgusted, distended, drenched, engorged, fed-up,
     filled to overflowing, full, full of, glutted, gorged, hyperemic,
     in spate, jaded, jam-packed, jammed, overblown, overburdened,
     overcharged, overfed, overflowing, overfraught, overfreighted,
     overfull, overgorged, overladen, overloaded, oversaturated,
     overstocked, overstuffed, oversupplied, overweighted, packed,
     plethoric, ready to burst, replete, running over, sated, satiated,
     satisfied, saturated, sick of, slaked, soaked, stuffed, stuffed up,
     supercharged, surcharged, surfeited, swollen, tired of,
     with a bellyful, with a snootful, with enough of

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