the property of producing abundantly and sustaining vigorous and luxuriant growth

he praised the richness of the soil


weeds lovely in their rankness

Syn: ↑richness, ↑rankness, ↑fertility
Derivationally related forms: ↑fertile (for: ↑fertility), ↑rank (for: ↑rankness), ↑rich (for: ↑richness)
Hypernyms: ↑fruitfulness, ↑fecundity

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  • Prolificacy — Pro*lif ic*a*cy, n. Prolificness. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prolificacy — fruitfulness, fertility, fecundity (see under FERTILE) Antonyms: barrenness, unfruitfulness …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • prolificacy — noun see prolific …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • prolificacy — See prolific. * * * …   Universalium

  • prolificacy — noun a) Great fertility. b) Producing of a large number of literary or artistic works …   Wiktionary

  • prolificacy — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being fertile: fecundity, fertility, fruitfulness, productiveness, productivity, prolificness, richness. See RICH …   English dictionary for students

  • prolificacy — n. fruitfulness, productivity; abundance, fecundity, copiousness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prolificacy — pro·lif·i·ca·cy …   English syllables

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