fecundity


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fe·cun·di·ty

 (fĭ-kŭn′dĭ-tē)
n.
1. The quality or power of producing abundantly; fruitfulness or fertility.
2. Productive or creative power: fecundity of the mind.

fecundity

(fɪˈkʌndɪtɪ)
n
1. fertility; fruitfulness
2. intellectual fruitfulness; creativity
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fecundity - the intellectual productivity of a creative imagination
creative thinking, creativeness, creativity - the ability to create
2.fecundity - the state of being fertile; capable of producing offspring
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
3.fecundity - the quality of something that causes or assists healthy growth
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
prolificacy, rankness, fertility, richness - the property of producing abundantly and sustaining vigorous and luxuriant growth; "he praised the richness of the soil"; "weeds lovely in their rankness"
productiveness, productivity - the quality of being productive or having the power to produce

fecundity

noun fertility, creativity, inventiveness, fruitfulness, productiveness, fructiferousness an island famous for fecundity and profusion

fecundity

noun
Translations

fecundity

[fɪˈkʌndɪtɪ] Nfecundidad f

fecundity

n (lit, fig)Fruchtbarkeit f

fecundity

[fɪˈkʌndɪtɪ] nfecondità

fe·cun·di·ty

n. fecundidad, fertilidad.
References in classic literature ?
The reader will here find no regions cursed with irremediable barrenness, or blessed with spontaneous fecundity, no perpetual gloom or unceasing sunshine; nor are the nations here described either devoid of all sense of humanity, or consummate in all private and social virtues; here are no Hottentots without religion, polity, or articulate language, no Chinese perfectly polite, and completely skilled in all sciences: he will discover, what will always be discovered by a diligent and impartial inquirer, that wherever human nature is to be found there is a mixture of vice and virtue, a contest of passion and reason, and that the Creator doth not appear partial in his distributions, but has balanced in most countries their particular inconveniences by particular favours.
Directly this extraor- dinary growth encountered water it straightway became gigantic and of unparalleled fecundity. Its seeds were simply poured down into the water of the Wey and Thames, and its swiftly growing and Titanic water fronds speedily choked both those rivers.
Owing to occasional retrogressions, to still more frequent moral and intellectual stagnation, and to the extraordinary fecundity of the Criminal and Vagabond Classes, there is always a vast superfluity of individuals of the half degree and single degree class, and a fair abundance of Specimens up to 10 degrees.
But to the knowledge of human fecundity and sterility all the wisdom and education of your rulers will not attain; the laws which regulate them will not be discovered by an intelligence which is alloyed with sense, but will escape them, and they will bring children into the world when they ought not.
And he put it to us in this way--marking the points with a lean forefinger--as we sat and lazily admired his earnestness over this new paradox (as we thought it:) and his fecundity.
The real danger lay in the fecundity of her loins, and it was in
A species with high potential for aquaculture should combine the following features: fast-growing, easy reproduction in captivity, high fecundity, low aggressiveness, and diseases resistance (Da Silva et al., 2004).
The population abundance and probability of decline over 50 years was examined using the current conditions (2008 to 2017) versus the addition of future EAB catastrophes and evaluating the effect of fecundity (low = 260 or high = 2665) on both.
There is paucity or no literature on fecundity and condition factor of C.
Average fecundity per female was estimated on the basis of the largest group of oocytes (5.3), free-living embryos (4.3), and total embryos (candled and free-living) (4.5).
Nevertheless, studies of preconception urinary levels of antimicrobial chemicals (i.e., parabens, TCS, and TCC) and prospectively assessed couple fecundity, as measured by time to pregnancy (TTP) or the number of menstrual cycles required to achieve pregnancy, are lacking, and therefore serve as the motivation for this study.