Definition of Profusion

1. Noun. The property of being extremely abundant. "The idiomatic richness of English"

Exact synonyms: Cornucopia, Profuseness, Richness
Generic synonyms: Abundance, Copiousness, Teemingness
Specialized synonyms: Overgrowth, Greenness, Verdancy, Verdure, Wilderness
Derivative terms: Profuse, Rich, Rich, Rich



Definition of Profusion

1. n. The act of one who is profuse; a lavishing or pouring out without sting.

Definition of Profusion

1. Noun. abundance; the state of being profuse; a cornucopia ¹

2. Noun. lavish or imprudent expenditure; prodigality or extravagance ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Profusion

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Profusion

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profusion (current term)
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Literary usage of Profusion

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"The climbers comprise a large number of species, some of profusion was given by the English naturalist HW Bates, mho found 7000 species of insects in the ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1880)
"... niul Ar nii-i profusion of extort from the people the gold and silver which Justinian. j • ii • iiir T-» he scattered with a lavish hand from Persia to ..."

3. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1904)
"Railroads, newspapers, politics, corporations, bosses, gangs and all the bustling, contending forces about us are here in profusion. Whoever delights in the ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1889)
"Field, who was always ready for a pamphlet war, issued the first of many productions of his incisive pen, in which the dignity of style, and the profusion ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"They are used in great profusion in the Early English architecture, forming one of its characteristic features, and in some of the richer suits of molding ..."

6. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"Guinea birds were found wild in the greatest profusion, also wild ducks; and on the beach were nightly turned many turtle." 1814. ..."

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