Definitions

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  • n. The state or characteristic of being fertile.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Fertility.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as fertility.

Etymologies

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fertile +‎ -ness

Examples

  • That's why I threatend the "no showering", just to turn him off a little due to my condition for fertileness!

    Stuff My Wife Says That Disturbs Me

  • It did not have the fertileness of Brown's Park, being raised in bare rolling hills, runnelled and gullied by the elements.

    Through the Grand Canyon from Wyoming to Mexico

  • And he, according to the fertileness of the Italian wit, did not only afford us the demonstration of his practice, but sought to enrich our minds with the contemplations therein, which he thought most precious.

    English literary criticism

  • WHEN the right virtuous Edward Wotton and I were at the Emperor’s1 court together, we gave ourselves to learn horsemanship of John Pietro Pugliano, one that with great commendation had the place of an esquire in his stable; and he, according to the fertileness of the Italian wit, did not only afford us the demonstration of his practice, but sought to enrich our minds with the contemplations therein which he thought most precious.

    The Defense of Poesy

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