from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The quality or power of producing abundantly; fruitfulness or fertility.
- n. Productive or creative power: fecundity of the mind.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Ability to produce offspring.
- n. Ability to cause growth.
- n. Number, rate, or capacity of offspring production.
- n. Rate of production of young by a female.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality or power of producing fruit; fruitfulness; especially (Biol.), the quality in female organisms of reproducing rapidly and in great numbers.
- n. The power of germinating; as in seeds.
- n. The power of bringing forth in abundance; fertility; richness of invention.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Fruitfulness; the quality of propagating abundantly; particularly, the quality in female animals of producing young in great numbers.
- n. The power of germinating: as, the seeds of some plants long retain their fecundity.
- n. Productiveness in general; the power of creating or bringing forth; fertility, as of invention.
- n. Synonyms Productiveness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the intellectual productivity of a creative imagination
- n. the quality of something that causes or assists healthy growth
- n. the state of being fertile; capable of producing offspring
From Latin fēcunditās ("fruitfulness, fertility"), from fēcundus. (Wiktionary)