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Noun: richness  rich-nus
  1. The property of being extremely abundant
    "the idiomatic richness of English";
    - profusion, profuseness, cornucopia, plethora
     
  2. Abundant wealth
    "the richness all around unsettled him for he had expected to find poverty"; "they studied forerunners of richness or poverty";
    - affluence
     
  3. The property of a sensation that is rich and pleasing
    "he was well aware of the richness of his own appearance";
    - fullness, mellowness, fulness
     
  4. The quality of having high intrinsic value
    "the richness of the mines and pastureland"; "the cut of her clothes and the richness of the fabric were distinctive"
     
  5. The property of producing abundantly and sustaining vigorous and luxuriant growth
    "he praised the richness of the soil";
    - rankness, prolificacy, fertility
     
  6. A strong deep vividness of hue
    "the fire-light gave a richness of colouring to that side of the room"
     
  7. Splendid or imposing in size or appearance
    "impressed by the richness of the flora";
    - impressiveness, grandness, magnificence

Type of: abundance, copiousness, excellence, fecundity, fruitfulness, property, shade, teemingness, tincture, tint, tone, value, wealth, wealthiness

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