viridity


vi·rid·i·ty

noun \və-ˈri-də-tē\

Definition of VIRIDITY

1
a :  the quality or state of being green
b :  the color of grass or foliage
2
:  naive innocence

Examples of VIRIDITY

  1. <a heroine beset by the vacuous viridity that is so typical of romance novels>

Origin of VIRIDITY

Middle English viridite, from Latin viriditat-, viriditas, from viridis
First Known Use: 15th century

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: virile
Previous Word in the Dictionary: viridine yellow
All Words Near: viridity

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up viridity? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More