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- n. The characteristic of being bountiful.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being bountiful; liberality in the bestowment of gifts and favors.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the property of copious abundance
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God's bountifulness is contrasted with their apostasy (De 32: 15).
"I suppose the bountifulness of this place is because there are three distinct habitats—first you have the salt marsh, with its marsh samphire, sea aster, sea blite and sea purslane," he says.
Jim launched into a panegyric — well, a fisherman's equivalent — to the bountifulness of our lake: He and Carol were taking, on average, 30 to 40 fish a day.
Two additional mall retailers, Crabtree & Evelyn and gourmet specialist Williams-Sonoma Inc., couldn't offer quite the same degree of basket bountifulness for $100, since most of their products are priced beyond $10.
Being enriched in every thing to all bountifulness, which causeth through us thanksgiving to God.
THE CHRISTMASES OF QUEEN VICTORIA have been kept with much bountifulness, but after the gracious manner of a Christian Queen who cares more for the welfare of her beloved subjects than for ostentatious display.
On returning from Scotland, Arthur rested his wearied army at York and kept Christmas with great bountifulness.
Whensoever thou wilt rejoice thyself, think and meditate upon those good parts and especial gifts, which thou hast observed in any of them that live with thee: as industry in one, in another modesty, in another bountifulness, in another some other thing.
His religious fervor, however, decreased in direct proportion to the bountifulness with which heaven rewarded his prayers.
With the money thus provided by the bountifulness of Allah, he had been enabled to build for himself a citadel that for vastness and security surpassed those of all his rivals among the tribal chiefs.