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1. Green with vegetation; covered with green growth.
2. Green in hue.
3. Lacking experience or sophistication; naive.

[French verdoyant, from Old French, present participle of verdoyer, to become green, from Vulgar Latin *viridiāre, from Latin viridis.]

ver′dan·cy n.
ver′dant·ly adv.


the quality or condition of being green, as the condition of being covered with green plants or grass or inexperience attributable to youth. — verdant, adj.
See also: Color
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.verdancy - the lush appearance of flourishing vegetationverdancy - the lush appearance of flourishing vegetation
profuseness, profusion, richness, cornucopia - the property of being extremely abundant; "the profusion of detail"; "the idiomatic richness of English"
References in classic literature ?
She was playing a game; she was not simply taking pity on his aesthetic verdancy.
A healthy amount of verdancy is set to cover the convergence areas of the six buildings and those around it.
When Tserenbaabuu's wife gave birth to their first daughter, they chose the name Yun Mengsha, containing strokes for "grass", a Chinese character meaning verdancy, vigor and hope.
The railway takes you from London through the flat, fertile, verdancy of some of the country's most productive farmland and somewhere, perhaps halfway between the great cathedral cities of Ely and Norwich, one alights at Thetford.
IN A NATIONAL PARK AS OLD AS YOSEMITE and twice the size of New York City's Central Park, walkers, runners and cyclists witness an annual transformation as the stark topography of Rock Creek Park's winter landscape surrenders to the verdancy of early spring.
A couple of Parmesan crisps were very skillfully made and a garnish of rocket leaves added colour and pepper verdancy.
Careri explicitly claims that Iranian could not live in villages where there is no flowing water therefore he supposes the greenery and verdancy of Persian villages are owed to current flowing waters.
Enjoy the season of verdancy, both in the landscape and on your table.
As reservoirs of nature and verdancy, parks offer people a chance to get back in touch with nature, that has been scientifically proven to provide physical, mental and emotional benefits to people.
Not only are they immense but the rich dark sienna of their scrolled leaves opening into giant paddles is in complete contrast to the surrounding verdancy of most gardens.
The serene ambiance, the surrounding verdancy, the fresh air, will keep you glued to this place.
But then, one may ask, what kind of verdancy will that garland still possess at the end of their fourteen-day sojourn outside the city?