Associations to the word «Richness»


RICHNESS, noun. (uncountable) The state or quality of being rich; richdom.
RICHNESS, noun. (ecology) The number of types in a community.
RICHNESS, noun. (countable) The result or product of being rich.

Dictionary definition

RICHNESS, noun. The property of being extremely abundant; "the profusion of detail"; "the idiomatic richness of English".
RICHNESS, noun. Abundant wealth; "they studied forerunners of richness or poverty"; "the richness all around unsettled him for he had expected to find poverty".
RICHNESS, noun. The property of a sensation that is rich and pleasing; "the music had a fullness that echoed through the hall"; "the cheap wine had no body, no mellowness"; "he was well aware of the richness of his own appearance".
RICHNESS, noun. The quality of having high intrinsic value; "the richness of the mines and pastureland"; "the cut of her clothes and the richness of the fabric were distinctive".
RICHNESS, noun. The property of producing abundantly and sustaining vigorous and luxuriant growth; "he praised the richness of the soil"; "weeds lovely in their rankness".
RICHNESS, noun. A strong deep vividness of hue; "the fire-light gave a richness of coloring to that side of the room".
RICHNESS, noun. Splendid or imposing in size or appearance; "the grandness of the architecture"; "impressed by the richness of the flora".

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