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Webster 1913 Edition


Richness

Rich′ness

,
Noun.
The quality or state of being rich (in any sense of the adjective).

Webster 1828 Edition


Richness

RICH'NESS

, n.
1.
Opulence; wealth.
2.
Finery; splendor.
3.
Fertility; fecundity; fruitfulness; the qualities which render productive; as the richness of a oil.
4.
Fullness; abundance; as the richness of a treasury.
5.
Quality of abounding with something valuable; as the richness of a mine or an ore; the richness of milk or of cane-juice.
6.
Abundance of any ingredient or quality; as the richness of spices or of fragrance.
7.
Abundance of beautiful scenery; as the richness of a landscape or prospect.
8.
Abundance of nutritious qualities; as the richness of diet.
9.
Abundance of high seasoning; as the richness of cake.
10.
Strength; vividness; or whatever constitutes perfection; as the richness of color or coloring.
11.
Abundance of imagery or of striking ideas; as richness of description.

Definition 2022


richness

richness

English

Noun

richness (usually uncountable, plural richnesses)

  1. (uncountable) The state or quality of being rich; richdom.
  2. (ecology) The number of types in a community.
  3. (countable) The result or product of being rich.

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