productiveness productiveness

Definition(s):

  • (n) the quality of being productive or having the power to produce

Usage(s):

  1. Five times as many people can be taken care of by putting up vast satellite mirrors to reflect sunlight onto the polar areas, warming the whole earth to equatorial productiveness.
  2. For the Neo-Malthusian scare-dogma that the world's soil must inevitably lose its productiveness, the soil men have a one-word answer: bunkum.
  3. If labor would guarantee more productiveness, particularly by offering guarantees against wildcat strikes, featherbedding, etc.

News

  • Demons not in Harms’ way

    BULLHEAD CITY — Resourcefulness, proficiency, productiveness, know-how — Jason Harms. Jason Harms? Yes! Jason Harms is one of just a handful of synonyms for the word “efficiency.”
    on March 19, 2014     Source: Mohave Daily News

Quotes

  1. Sen. Gordon Smith of Oregon, one of six Republicans to support the at-home legislation, said the outcome was dictated by two factors: "Petraeus' effectiveness and MoveOn's counter-productiveness."
    on Sep 20, 2007 By: Gordon Smith Source: Forbes

  2. "40 agreements reached during the fifth dialogue have once again proved the insightfulness and productiveness of this mechanism," Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said in his meeting with the US delegation to the SED headed by the US Treasury...
    on Dec 5, 2008 By: Wen Jiabao Source: Xinhua

  3. "Perhaps more than any other major countries addressed in the book, India symbolises most powerfully both productiveness of market capitalism and the stagnation of socialism. India is fast becoming two entities: a rising kernel of world-class...
    on Sep 21, 2007 By: Alan Greenspan Source: Rediff

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