producing or capable of producing offspring, fruit, vegetation, etc., in abundance; prolific; fruitful: fecund parents; fecund farmland.
very productive or creative intellectually: the fecund years of the Italian Renaissance.
- non·fe·cund, adjective
- un·fe·cund, adjective
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How to use fecund in a sentence
Virgin Galactic was one of a crop of private companies to sprout, mushroom-like, from the fecund decay of American spaceflight in the early 2000s.What’s driving the pilots that will fly paying customers into space? | Amelia Urry | June 11, 2021 | Washington Post
Monica West’s “Revival Season” is an emotionally fecund and spellbinding debut novel.The spellbinding ‘Revival Season’ makes Monica West an author to watch | Naomi Jackson | May 28, 2021 | Washington Post
Best to go with the fecund middle period, three novels sometimes referred to as “The London Trilogy.”
That openness made the early Google a chaotically fecund operation.
Whether he was writing about sex, golf, or life in a small town, the fecund mind who gave the world Rabbit was never at rest.
The more religion appeals to the senses, the more fecund has been the vocabulary of oaths.A Cursory History of Swearing | Julian Sharman
They are conceived of fecund nods and looks, of the germination of writing and initials and signatures and contract-stamps.Mushroom Town | Oliver Onions
A new sense came to her, not altogether depressing, of life's fecund possibility for unhappiness.The Open Question | Elizabeth Robins
And this sea also pleases me by the treasures of fecund life which I know to abound in its dark depths.The Sea | Jules Michelet
Besides, a science made solely in view of applications is impossible; truths are fecund only if bound together.
British Dictionary definitions for fecund
greatly productive; fertile
intellectually productive; prolific
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