Profuseness Pro*fuse"ness, n. Extravagance; profusion. [1913 Webster]

Hospitality sometimes degenerates into profuseness. --Atterbury. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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

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

  • profuseness — noun see profuse …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • profuseness — See profusely. * * * …   Universalium

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

  • 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 …   English dictionary for students

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

  • profuseness — n. See profusion …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • profuseness — pro·fuse·ness …   English syllables

  • 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 ( …   Useful english dictionary

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