Definition of Flourishing

1. Adjective. Very lively and profitable. "Did a thriving business in orchids"

Exact synonyms: Booming, Palmy, Prospering, Prosperous, Roaring, Thriving
Similar to: Successful
Derivative terms: Prosperity



Definition of Flourishing

1. Verb. (present participle of flourish) ¹

2. Noun. The action of the verb (term flourish); flowering ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flourishing

1. flourish [v] - See also: flourish

Flourishing Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Flourishing Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Flourishing

flour weevil
floured
flourier
flouriest
flourily
flourine
flouriness
flouring
flourish
flourished
flourisher
flourishers
flourishes
flourishest
flourisheth
flourishing (current term)
flourishingly
flourishings
flourless
flourlike
flourodeoxyglucose
flours
floury
floury cornea
flouse
floused
flouses
floush
floushed
floushes

Literary usage of Flourishing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Bohemians planted flourishing settlements at Fayetteville, Praha, Moul- ton, Shiner, ... Their missions subsisted in a flourishing state till about 1813, ..."

2. A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin: Presenting the Original Facts and Documents Upon by Harriet Beecher Stowe (1853)
"... and, notwithstanding this continued labor, the negroes improve in appearance, and appear fat and flourishing. They drink freely of cane- juice, ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"... which have been transformed into fine rubber plantations, and now Malacca, which has for years been largely neglected, is in a flourishing condition. ..."

4. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"... from whence a feeble colony ol Greeks derived the command of the sea, and the honours of a flourishing and independent republic. ..."

5. Twenty-five Village Sermons by Charles Kingsley (1854)
"They shall still bring forth fruit in old age; they shall be fat and flourishing." Now what does all this mean ? It means that the life of our souls is in ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Flourishing

Search for Flourishing on Dictionary.com!Search for Flourishing on Thesaurus.com!Search for Flourishing on Google!Search for Flourishing on Wikipedia!

Search