profuseness

  • 1 Profuseness — Pro*fuse ness, n. Extravagance; profusion. [1913 Webster] Hospitality sometimes degenerates into profuseness. Atterbury. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 profuseness — index boom (prosperity), plethora, sufficiency, surfeit, tautology Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 profuseness — profuse ► ADJECTIVE 1) plentiful; abundant. 2) archaic extravagant. DERIVATIVES profusely adverb profuseness noun profusion noun. ORIGIN Latin profusus lavish, spread out …

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  • 4 profuseness — noun see profuse …

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  • 5 profuseness — See profusely. * * * …

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  • 6 profuseness — noun /proʊˈfjus.nəs/ The quality of being profuse; profusion …

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  • 7 profuseness — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Plenty] Syn. abundance, surplus, affluence; see plenty . 2. [Verbosity] Syn. prolixity, verbiage, grandiloquence; see wordiness . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Excessive or imprudent expenditure: extravagance, extravagancy …

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  • 8 profuseness — pro fuse·ness || prÉ™ fjuːsnɪs n. generousness, quality of giving freely; extravagance, wastefulness; abundance, plentifulness …

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  • 9 profuseness — n. See profusion …

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  • 10 profuseness — pro·fuse·ness …

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  • 11 profuseness — noun the property of being extremely abundant the profusion of detail the idiomatic richness of English • Syn: ↑profusion, ↑richness, ↑cornucopia • Derivationally related forms: ↑rich ( …

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  • 12 prodigality — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. profligacy, waste; profusion, profuseness; extravagance, squandering; excess, lavishness; liberality. See sufficiency. Ant., economy. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Affluence] Syn. money, profusion,… …

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  • 13 lavishness — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Extravagance] Syn. wastefulness, dissipation, squandering; see waste 1 . 2. [Plenty] Syn. profuseness, plenitude, abundance; see excess 1 , plenty . 3. [Generosity] Syn. largess, munificence, openhandedness; see generosity 1 …

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  • 14 profusion — noun the property of being extremely abundant (Freq. 1) the profusion of detail the idiomatic richness of English • Syn: ↑profuseness, ↑richness, ↑cornucopia • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 15 richness — noun 1. the property of being extremely abundant (Freq. 3) the profusion of detail the idiomatic richness of English • Syn: ↑profusion, ↑profuseness, ↑cornucopia • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 16 Dissipation — Dis si*pa tion (d[i^]s s[i^]*p[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [L. dissipatio: cf. F. dissipation.] 1. The act of dissipating or dispersing; a state of dispersion or separation; dispersion; waste. [1913 Webster] Without loss or dissipation of the matter. Bacon …

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  • 17 Dissipation of energy — Dissipation Dis si*pa tion (d[i^]s s[i^]*p[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [L. dissipatio: cf. F. dissipation.] 1. The act of dissipating or dispersing; a state of dispersion or separation; dispersion; waste. [1913 Webster] Without loss or dissipation of the… …

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  • 18 Unthriftiness — Un*thrift i*ness, n. The quality or state or being unthrifty; profuseness; lavishness. Udall. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 19 profuse — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin profusus, past participle of profundere to pour forth, from pro forth + fundere to pour more at found Date: 15th century 1. pouring forth liberally ; extravagant < profuse in their thanks > 2.… …

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  • 20 Adam Gottlob Oehlenschläger — [Oehlenschläger s name is written with Oe and a umlaut (ä), not with the usual Danish Ø and æ.] (November 14, 1779 ndash; January 20, 1850) was a Danish poet and playwright. He introduced romanticism into Danish literature.BiographyHe was born in …

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