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fruit·ful

 (fro͞ot′fəl)
adj.
1.
a. Producing fruit, especially in abundance.
b. Producing offspring, especially in abundance.
c. Capable of producing vegetation: fruitful soil.
2. Producing useful or desired results; productive: a fruitful collaboration; a fruitful suggestion. See Synonyms at fertile.

fruit′ful·ly adv.
fruit′ful·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fruitfulness - 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
aridity, barrenness, fruitlessness - the quality of yielding nothing of value
2.fruitfulness - the intellectual productivity of a creative imagination
creative thinking, creativeness, creativity - the ability to create

fruitfulness

noun
The quality or state of being fertile:
Translations

fruitfulness

[ˈfruːtfʊlnɪs] N
1. [of soil] → fertilidad f, productividad f; [of plant] → fertilidad f, fecundidad f
2. (fig) [of discussion etc] → utilidad f

fruitfulness

n (lit, fig)Fruchtbarkeit f

fruitfulness

[ˈfruːtfʊlnɪs] n (of discussion) → buon esito; (of soil) → fertilità
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They prayed: "Endow them with continence and fruitfulness, and vouchsafe that their hearts may rejoice looking upon their sons and daughters.
The different degrees of this flood are such certain indications of the fruitfulness or sterility of the ensuing year, that it is publicly proclaimed in Cairo how much the water hath gained each night.
Farmers began to dread the coming of winter as they saw the dwindling of the timely fruitfulness of the earth.
When I came home from this journey, I contemplated with great pleasure the fruitfulness of that valley, and the pleasantness of the situation; the security from storms on that side of the water, and the wood: and concluded that I had pitched upon a place to fix my abode which was by far the worst part of the country.
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While inaugurating the diocese, which comprised Saviour's Archdeaconry, Holy Trinity Archdeaconry, Kuta Archdeaconry and Apata archdeaconry, Primate Udofia prayed for the diocese and its officers and members, noting that only by cooperation can the church manifest fruitfulness, growth and the manifestation of God's glory.
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