English noun: richness
|1.||richness (attribute) the property of being extremely abundant|
|Samples||The profusion of detail.|
The idiomatic richness of English.
|Synonyms||cornucopia, profuseness, profusion|
|Broader (hypernym)||abundance, copiousness, teemingness|
|Narrower (hyponym)||greenness, overgrowth, verdancy, verdure, wilderness|
|2.||richness (state) abundant wealth|
|Samples||They studied forerunners of richness or poverty.|
The richness all around unsettled him for he had expected to find poverty.
|Broader (hypernym)||wealth, wealthiness|
|Narrower (hyponym)||comfort, ease|
|3.||richness (attribute) the property of a sensation that is rich and pleasing|
|Samples||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.
|4.||richness (attribute) the quality of having high intrinsic value|
|Samples||The richness of the mines and pastureland.|
The cut of her clothes and the richness of the fabric were distinctive.
|5.||richness (attribute) the property of producing abundantly and sustaining vigorous and luxuriant growth|
|Samples||He praised the richness of the soil.|
Weeds lovely in their rankness.
|Synonyms||fertility, prolificacy, rankness|
|Broader (hypernym)||fecundity, fruitfulness|
|6.||richness (attribute) a strong deep vividness of hue|
|Samples||The fire-light gave a richness of coloring to that side of the room.|
|Broader (hypernym)||shade, tincture, tint, tone|
|7.||richness (attribute) splendid or imposing in size or appearance|
|Samples||The grandness of the architecture.|
Impressed by the richness of the flora.
|Synonyms||grandness, impressiveness, magnificence|
|Narrower (hyponym)||expansiveness, expansivity, loftiness, majesty, stateliness|