Greenness

  • 1 Greenness — Green ness, n. [AS. gr[=e]nnes. See {Green.}] 1. The quality of being green; viridity; verdancy; as, the greenness of grass, or of a meadow. [1913 Webster] 2. Freshness; vigor; newness. [1913 Webster] 3. Immaturity; unripeness; as, the greenness… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 greenness — index ignorance, nescience Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 greenness — O.E. grennes; see GREEN (Cf. green) + NESS (Cf. ness). Meaning immaturity is from early 15c. Walpole coined greenth (1753) in the same sense …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 greenness — the quality of being green, is spelt with two ns …

    Modern English usage

  • 5 Greenness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Greenness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 green green &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 blue and yellow blue and yellow Sgm: N 1 vert vert GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 emerald emerald verd antique verdigris …

    English dictionary for students

  • 6 greenness — green ► ADJECTIVE 1) of the colour between blue and yellow in the spectrum; coloured like grass. 2) covered with grass or other vegetation. 3) (Green) concerned with or supporting protection of the environment. 4) (of a plant or fruit) young or… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 greenness — noun see green I …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8 greenness — /green nis/, n. 1. the quality or state of being green. 2. green vegetation, grass, or the like; verdure or verdancy. 3. lack of maturity or experience; youthfulness. 4. the state or quality of being naive; innocence; gullibility. [bef. 900; ME,… …

    Universalium

  • 9 greenness — noun The state or quality of being green …

    Wiktionary

  • 10 greenness — Synonyms and related words: acerbity, acescency, acidity, acidulousness, adolescence, agnosticism, amateurishness, amateurism, blankmindedness, brand newness, callowness, coarseness, crudeness, crudity, cullibility, deceivability, dewiness,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 11 greenness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The time of life between childhood and maturity: adolescence, juvenescence, juvenility, puberty, salad days, spring, youth, youth fulness. See YOUTH. 2. Lack of experience and the knowledge gained from it:… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 12 greenness — green·ness || grɪːnnɪs n. state of being green; unripeness; immaturity; lack of experience …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 13 greenness — n. 1. Verdancy, viridity. 2. Vigor, freshness. 3. Unripeness, immaturity …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 14 greenness — n 1. verdancy, viridity, verdure, Bot. vi rescence. 2. youthfulness, childishness, immaturity, unripeness, incompleteness, inexperience, callowness, awkwardness. 3. innocence, simplicity, gullibility, naivete, credulity, credulousness,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 15 greenness — green·ness …

    English syllables

  • 16 greenness — See: green …

    English dictionary

  • 17 greenness — /ˈgrinnəs/ (say greennuhs) noun 1. the state or quality of being green. 2. verdure; green vegetation. 3. lack of experience; immaturity. 4. naivety; gullibility; innocence …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 greenness — noun 1. the lush appearance of flourishing vegetation (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑verdancy, ↑verdure • Derivationally related forms: ↑verdant (for: ↑verdancy) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 Green — This article is about the color. For other uses, see Green (disambiguation). Green …

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  • 20 Nominalism — is a metaphysical view in philosophy according to which general or abstract terms and predicates exist, while universals or abstract objects, which are sometimes thought to correspond to these terms, do not exist.[1] Thus, there are at least two… …

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