Synonyms for profusion

Grammar : Noun
Spell : pruh-fyoo-zhuhn
Phonetic Transcription : prəˈfyu ʒən

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Définition of profusion

Origin :
  • 1540s, from Middle French profusion (16c.) and directly from Late Latin profusionem (nominative profusio) "a pouring out," noun of action from past participle stem of profundere (see profuse).
  • noun abundance
Example sentences :
  • It is tall, with a profusion of very large globular flowers.
  • Extract from : « The Mayflower, January, 1905 » by Various
  • The profusion too, the rich and lavish bounty, of that goodly tavern!
  • Extract from : « Barnaby Rudge » by Charles Dickens
  • She had been weeping, and her hair had fallen in profusion around her shoulders.
  • Extract from : « Homeward Bound » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • The sides are ribbed with rocks, among which the cyclamens grow in profusion.
  • Extract from : « Out-of-Doors in the Holy Land » by Henry Van Dyke
  • The stalls of the sovereigns and knights exhibit a profusion of rare carving.
  • Extract from : « Our Young Folks at Home and Abroad » by Various
  • He touched her now profusion of curls at different cranial points.
  • Extract from : « 'Smiles' » by Eliot H. Robinson
  • Ragged and wretched though they were, they wore colour in profusion.
  • Extract from : « The False Chevalier » by William Douw Lighthall
  • He admires the profusion of walnuts, chestnuts, wild apples and plums.
  • Extract from : « The Country of the Neutrals » by James H. Coyne
  • This sort of profusion is very English; and Mr. Wells, too, is essentially English.
  • Extract from : « Personality in Literature » by Rolfe Arnold Scott-James
  • His letters and papers are lying around us in great confusion and profusion.
  • Extract from : « The Citizen-Soldier » by John Beatty

Antonyms for profusion

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