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fecund

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of fecund

  1. producing abundantly the Franklin stove, bifocals, and the lightning rod are just a few of the inventions that we owe to the fecund creativity of Benjamin Franklin Synonyms of fecund cornucopian, fat, fertile, fructuous, fruitful, lush, luxuriant, productive, prolific, richWords Related to fecund bearing, generative, producing, yielding; abounding, abundant, bountiful; copious, generous, liberal, plenteous, plentiful, plentitudinous; blooming, bursting, flourishing, swarming, teeming, thriving; creative, inventive, originalNear Antonyms of fecund meager (or meagre), scant, scanty, skimp, skimpy, spare, sparseAntonyms of fecund barren, dead, infertile, sterile, unfertile, unfruitful, unproductive

Synonym Discussion of fecund

fertile, fecund, fruitful, prolific mean producing or capable of producing offspring or fruit. fertile implies the power to reproduce in kind or to assist in reproduction and growth
    • fertile soil
; applied figuratively, it suggests readiness of invention and development.
    • a fertile imagination
fecund emphasizes abundance or rapidity in bearing fruit or offspring.
    • a fecund herd
fruitful adds to fertile and fecund the implication of desirable or useful results.
    • fruitful research
prolific stresses rapidity of spreading or multiplying by or as if by natural reproduction.
    • a prolific writer

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