Floridity
Floridity Flo*rid"i*ty, n. The quality of being florid; floridness. --Floyer. [1913 Webster]

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  • floridity — florid ► ADJECTIVE 1) having a red or flushed complexion. 2) elaborately or excessively ornate or intricate: florid prose. DERIVATIVES floridity noun floridly adverb floridness noun. ORIGIN Latin floridus, from flos flower …   English terms dictionary

  • floridity — noun see florid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • floridity — See florid. * * * …   Universalium

  • floridity — noun a) The property of being florid. b) Something florid …   Wiktionary

  • floridity — n. ruddiness; floweriness; ornateness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • floridity — flo·rid·i·ty …   English syllables

  • floridity — noun extravagant elaborateness he wrote with great flamboyance • Syn: ↑flamboyance, ↑floridness, ↑showiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑showy (for: ↑showiness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • florid — floridity /flaw rid i tee, fleuh /, floridness, n. floridly, adv. /flawr id, flor /, adj. 1. reddish; ruddy; rosy: a florid complexion. 2. flowery; excessively ornate; showy: florid writing. 3. Obs. abounding in or consisting of flowers. [1635… …   Universalium

  • florid — adjective Etymology: Latin floridus blooming, flowery, from florēre Date: 1651 1. a. obsolete covered with flowers b. very flowery in style ; ornate < florid prose > < florid declamations >; …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Sekaran — (Javanese for flowering ) is a type of elaboration used in the Javanese gamelan, especially on the bonang barung.It is similar to the cengkok of other elaborating instruments in its floridity and openness to improvisation, but a sekaran generally …   Wikipedia

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