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Definition of "fecundity" []

  • The quality or power of producing abundantly; fruitfulness or fertility. (noun)
  • Productive or creative power: fecundity of the mind. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fecundity" in a sentence
  • "The driving force behind all this fecundity is a terrible pressure I also must consider, the pressure of birth and growth, the pressure that squeezes out the egg and bursts the pupa, that hungers and lusts and drives the creature relentlessly toward its own death."
  • "Bad that such a situation has come to pass as IG so well highlights, this woman has so many children by so many fathers, and that her fecundity is funded by us."
  • "It stirred … but not by itself, for fecundity is not enough."