Origin of fertility
Related formsnon·fer·til·i·ty, nouno·ver·fer·til·i·ty, nounpre·fer·til·i·ty, nounun·fer·til·i·ty, noun
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Marx forecast that the profit motive would lead to overworking and exhausting the fertility of our soil and other natural systems.
In Wicca, the female goddess is represented by the Moon, a symbol of Mother Earth and fertility.‘Gods of Suburbia’: Dina Goldstein’s Arresting Photo Series on Religion vs. Consumerism|Dina Goldstein|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Women who were active most days were more than three times more likely to have fertility problems than inactive women.
A Norwegian population-based survey of nearly 4,000 women under 45 found a clear link between exercise intensity and fertility.
A researcher attending a fertility conference in Michigan this week discussed her research linking obesity to lower fertility.
He expatiated with great profoundness and fertility of ideas, on the uses to which a faculty like this might be employed.Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist|Charles Brockden Brown
He manipulates it, presses it as a child presses its nurse's breast, to draw from its brown bosom the milk of fertility.The Works of Theophile Gautier, Volume 5|Theophile Gautier
The decay of vegetation was popularly figured as due to the weakness of the god who produced the fertility.The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria|Morris Jastrow
This grain is sown three times a year, since the fertility of the soil corresponds to the evenness of the seasons.De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2)|Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt
Among the Greeks and Romans, boundaries were also marked by a phallic statue of Hermes, the god of fertility.Ancient Pagan and Modern Christian Symbolism|Thomas Inman