noun \və-ˈri-də-tē\

Definition of VIRIDITY

a :  the quality or state of being green
b :  the color of grass or foliage
:  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


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