from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The state or quality of being fruitful; productiveness; fertility; fecundity; exuberant abundance.
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- noun The state or quality of being
fruitful; productiveness; fertility; fecundity; exuberant abundance.
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- noun the intellectual productivity of a creative imagination
- noun the quality of something that causes or assists healthy growth
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Note, Christ knows beforehand who will bring forth gospel fruits in the use of gospel means; because our fruitfulness is all the work of his own hands, and known unto God are all his works.
Further fruitfulness is the blessed reward of forward fruitfulness.
The purging of fruitful branches, in order to their greater fruitfulness, is the care and work of the great husbandman, for his own glory.
The land of Canaan, which was once the glory of all lands for fruitfulness, is said to be, at this day, a fruitless, useless, worthless spot of ground, as was foretold, Deut. xxix.
And the reason of this extraordinary fruitfulness is because their waters issued out of the sanctuary; it is not to be ascribed to any thing in themselves, but to the continual supplies of divine grace, with which they are watered every moment (Isa.xxvii. 3); for, whoever planted them, it was that which gave the increase.
Professor, solemnly examine yourself; 'in proportion to your fruitfulness will be your blessedness.'
Here it is crucial for him to find “the right definitions”; and this involves not just basic adequacy, but also desiderata such as fruitfulness, generality, simplicity, and “purity”, i.e., the elimination of aspects “foreign” to the case at hand.
There is in hospitals an opportunity of extraordinary importance, a field of great fruitfulness which is largely neglected.
But it is more likely that it has direct reference to the wind which accompanies the rain storm rather than to "fruitfulness," as Seler supposes.
Day Symbols of the Maya Year Sixteenth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1894-1895, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1897, pages 199-266.
Thus you may perceive the infinite fruitfulness of the Sacrament of Holy Orders.