Definition of "viridity" [vi•rid•i•ty]

  • The quality or condition of being green; greenness. (noun)
  • The green color of vegetation or leaves. (noun)
  • Innocence or inexperience. (noun)

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Use "viridity" in a sentence
  • "Flinx surveyed the all‑encompassing sea of viridity, wherein every direction looked the same as any other."
  • "Flinx surveyed theall-encompassing sea of viridity, wherein every direction looked the same as any other."
  • "Since Hereford Road is in dangerous proximity to Ladbroke Grove, I was sitting tight in my apartments on receipt of this grave intelligence, with funk in my heart, and the Unknown hovering above me, when my young friend HOWARD ALLBUTT-INNETT, Esq., arrived with his bicycle, like a god on a machine, and perceiving the viridity of my countenance, inquired sympathetically what was up."