Definitions for profuseprəˈfyus

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. spending or giving freely, often to excess; extravagant (often fol. by in):

    profuse in their praise.

  2. made or done freely and abundantly:

    profuse apologies.

  3. abundant; in great amount.

* Syn: See lavish.

Origin of profuse:

1375–1425; late ME < L profūsus, ptp. of profundere to pour out or forth. See pro -1, fuse2


Princeton's WordNet

  1. exuberant, lush, luxuriant, profuse, riotous(adj)

    produced or growing in extreme abundance

    "their riotous blooming"


  1. profuse(Adjective)

    In great quantity or abundance.

    She grew profuse amounts of zucchini and pumpkins.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Profuse(adj)

    pouring forth with fullness or exuberance; bountiful; exceedingly liberal; giving without stint; as, a profuse government; profuse hospitality

  2. Profuse(adj)

    superabundant; excessive; prodigal; lavish; as, profuse expenditure

  3. Profuse(verb)

    to pour out; to give or spend liberally; to lavish; to squander

Translations for profuse

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(too) plentiful; excessive

profuse thanks.

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