Definition of Profuse

1. Adjective. Produced or growing in extreme abundance. "Their riotous blooming"

Exact synonyms: Exuberant, Lush, Luxuriant, Riotous
Similar to: Abundant
Derivative terms: Lushness, Luxuriance, Luxuriate, Profuseness



Definition of Profuse

1. a. Pouring forth with fullness or exuberance; bountiful; exceedingly liberal; giving without stint; as, a profuse government; profuse hospitality.

2. v. t. To pour out; to give or spend liberally; to lavish; to squander.

Definition of Profuse

1. Adjective. In great quantity or abundance. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Profuse

1. pouring forth generously [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Profuse

profounded
profounder
profoundest
profounding
profoundly
profoundly deaf
profoundness
profoundnesses
profounds
profre
profred
profs
profulgent
profundities
profundity
profuse (current term)
profused
profusely
profuseness
profusenesses
profuser
profusers
profusion
profusions
profusive
prog
prog rock
progenerate
progenerated
progenerates

Literary usage of Profuse

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1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1913)
"7 on the venous circulation of the uterus (menstruation normal but profuse). Photograph of the slice shown in Fig. 7; veins injected with ultramarine blue. ..."

2. 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 (1881)
"The illustrations are profuse and artistic ; the paper, printing, and binding all of the best quality. They also publish a new volume of stories by Mrs. ..."

3. The Lancet (1842)
"... linguae has been known to be succeeded by profuse ptyalism. (Galen, De Utilitat. Part., lib. ii., cap. 10 ; (Riolan., lib. ¡v., cap. 16. ..."

4. The Connoisseur by George Colman, B. Thornton (1907)
"The ceilings of the various state rooms are also remarkable, elaborate, and profuse to a degree in gilding, while the beautiful Gobelin and Brussels ..."

5. The Life and Theatrical Times of Charles Kean, F.S.A. by Fanny Kemble, Kate Field, John William Cole (1882)
"my party in a most elegant black satin dress, with her hair curled in profuse ringlets all over her head. God bless you, my dear Hal. Good-bye. ..."

6. English Constitutional History from the Teutonic Conquest to the Present Time by Thomas Pitt Taswell-Langmead, Philip Arthur Ashworth (1905)
"profuse creation of peers under George III. Pitt and the Peerage. Addition of 28 representative peers of Ireland, 1801. The Peerages of Scotland and ..."

7. The Constitutional History of England Since the Accession of George the by Thomas Erskine May (1862)
"... and twelve Roman Catholics were incapable of sitting and voting in Parliament.i Great as had been the additions to the peerage since the profuse cn»- ..."

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