viridity

  • 1 Viridity — Vi*rid i*ty, n. [L. viriditas, fr. viridis green: cf. F. viridit[ e]. See {Verdant}.] 1. Greenness; verdure; the color of grass and foliage. [1913 Webster] 2. Freshness; soundness. [Obs.] Evelyn. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 viridity — [və rid′ə tē] n. [ME viridite < MFr viridité < L viriditas < viridis, green] 1. greenness, as of young leaves or grass; verdancy 2. freshness; liveliness …

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  • 3 viridity — noun Etymology: Middle English viridite, from Latin viriditat , viriditas, from viridis Date: 15th century 1. a. the quality or state of being green b. the color of grass or foliage 2. naive innocence …

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  • 4 viridity — /veuh rid i tee/, n. 1. greenness; verdancy; verdure. 2. youth; innocence; inexperience. [1400 50; late ME < L viriditas, equiv. to viridi(s) green + tas TY2] * * * …

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  • 5 viridity — noun The state or condition of being virid. Syn: greenness …

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  • 6 viridity — n. Greenness, verdancy, verdure, viridness …

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  • 7 viridity — vi·rid·i·ty …

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  • 8 viridity — vi•rid•i•ty [[t]vəˈrɪd ɪ ti[/t]] n. 1) greenness; verdure 2) youth; inexperience • Etymology: 1400–50; late ME < L viriditās=viridi(s) green + tās ty II …

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  • 9 viridity — /vəˈrɪdəti/ (say vuh riduhtee) noun 1. greenness; verdancy; verdure. 2. inexperience or simplicity. {late Middle English, from Latin viriditas greenness} …

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  • 10 viridity — n. literary greenness, verdancy. Etymology: ME f. OF viriditeacute or L viriditas f. viridis: see VIRIDIAN …

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  • 11 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 …

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  • 12 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… …

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  • 13 Viridness — Vir id*ness, n. Viridity; greenness. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 15 Viriditas — (Latin, literally greenness, formerly translated as viridity [Constant Mews, in Newman, 211, note 24.] ) is a word particularly associated with abbess Hildegard von Bingen, although it was used by earlier writers, particularly Gregory the Great.… …

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  • 16 green — Synonyms and related words: Astroturf, a novice at, a stranger to, acerb, acerbate, acerbic, acescent, adolescent, aestival, alive, amateur, amateurish, artificial turf, artless, at half cock, awkward, befoolable, beryl green, berylline,… …

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  • 17 verdure — Synonyms and related words: botany, chloranemia, chloremia, chlorophyll, chlorosis, flora, flowerage, glaucescence, glaucousness, green, greenery, greenishness, greenness, greens, greensickness, herbage, leafage, plant kingdom, plant life, plants …

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  • 18 green — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. immature; inexperienced; new, recent; pale, wan. See color, newness, youth, credulity. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Of the color green] Syn. greenish, virid, virescent. Hues of green include: emerald …

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  • 19 greensward — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. lawn, turf, verdancy, verdure, greenery, viridity, virescence, viridescence …

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

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