fecund fecund

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) capable of producing offspring or vegetation
  2. (adj) intellectually productive

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The police chief remarked that from Fredrick's alibi it appears that Fredrick has a fecund imagination.
  2. The most fecund man on earth, a venerable patriarch who fathered a child at 90, says he is a good and loving father.
  3. Never at a loss for good ideas, the fecund director of the play made some interesting changes to the plot at the spur of the moment.

News

  1. Fertility becomes a political qualification

    Distilled to a slogan, politics of late goes something like this: “I’m more fertile than you are.” It seems fecundity is emerging as the best argument for public office, policy or even citizenship. What was once an unconscious appraisal — Is this person strong, healthy and vital? — has morphed into the sort of explicit review one usually associates with an X rating.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Wenatchee World

  2. Fertility rites

    WASHINGTON - Distilled to a slogan, politics of late goes something like this: "I'm more fertile than you are." It seems fecundity is emerging as the best argument for public office, policy or even citizenship. What was once an unconscious appraisal - Is this person strong, healthy...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Victorville Daily Press

Quotes

  1. "Just the way that we look is such a brilliant piece of casting," says Scott Thomas, who is now 49, "because you get my really sharp, thin, papery kind of face, and Anne-Marie's luscious, fecund face."
    on Dec 20, 2009 By: Kristin Scott Thomas Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "Lots of people argue for that because the big ones are so fecund," Dr. Pauly said.
    on Jan 12, 2009 By: Daniel Pauly Source: New York Times

  3. "When I think of Dolores Huerta," playwright-filmmaker Luis Valdez said, "I think of Earth. Powerful, beautiful, fecund, challenging, conscious, yet so incredibly delicate."
    on Mar 21, 2008 By: Luis Valdez Source: Scripps News

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