fruitfulness fruitfulness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the quality of something that causes or assists healthy growth
  2. (n) the intellectual productivity of a creative imagination

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Usage(s):

  1. Autumn is not just the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, as Keats wrote, but also the widening of the class divide.
  2. The luminous, dusty, Apollonian terra cottas and oranges of Great Wall of China equally convey a sense of exuberance, of heat and fruitfulness.
  3. Everything planted in the ground by man would grow as if by magic, filling out with an amazing fruitfulness, as the long warm days passed in endless array.

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  1. John Keats, author of 'To Autumn,' wrote: "Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness! / Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun;Conspiring with him how to load and bless / With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eaves run; / To bend with apples the...
    on Oct 17, 2007 By: John Keats Source: Sun.Star

  2. Their connection to the Peter's Successor "remains the criterion and guarantee of the spiritual fruitfulness of all missionary activity," Benedict XVI explained.
    on Nov 16, 2007 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Catholic News Agency

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