What does richness mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. profusion, profuseness, richness, cornucopianoun

    the property of being extremely abundant

    "the profusion of detail"; "the idiomatic richness of English"

  2. affluence, richnessnoun

    abundant wealth

    "they studied forerunners of richness or poverty"; "the richness all around unsettled him for he had expected to find poverty"

  3. fullness, mellowness, richnessnoun

    the property of a sensation that is rich and pleasing

    "the music had a fullness that echoed through the hall"; "the cheap wine had no body, no mellowness"; "he was well aware of the richness of his own appearance"

  4. richnessnoun

    the quality of having high intrinsic value

    "the richness of the mines and pastureland"; "the cut of her clothes and the richness of the fabric were distinctive"

  5. richness, rankness, prolificacy, fertilitynoun

    the property of producing abundantly and sustaining vigorous and luxuriant growth

    "he praised the richness of the soil"; "weeds lovely in their rankness"

  6. richnessnoun

    a strong deep vividness of hue

    "the fire-light gave a richness of coloring to that side of the room"

  7. impressiveness, grandness, magnificence, richnessnoun

    splendid or imposing in size or appearance

    "the grandness of the architecture"; "impressed by the richness of the flora"


  1. richnessnoun

    The state or quality of being rich; richdom.

  2. richnessnoun

    The number of types in a community.

  3. richnessnoun

    The result or product of being rich.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Richnessnoun

    Etymology: from rich.

    Of virtue you have left proof to the world;
    And virtue is grateful with beauty and richness adorn’d. Philip Sidney.

    This town is famous for the richness of the soil. Addison.

    I amused myself with the richness and variety of colours in the western parts of heaven. Spectator.

    The lively tincture of whose gushing blood
    Shou’d clearly prove the richness of his food. Dryden.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Richnessnoun

    the quality or state of being rich (in any sense of the adjective)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of richness in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of richness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of richness in a Sentence

  1. Lia Siegelman:

    When I saw the richness of the turbulence around the Jovian cyclones, with all the filaments and smaller eddies, it reminded me of the turbulence you see in the ocean around eddies, these are especially evident in high-resolution satellite images of vortices in Earth's oceans that are revealed by plankton blooms that act as tracers of the flow.

  2. Bishop Sergio Pagano.Pope:

    In the sad, no terrible, scenario before the war, during its tragic unfolding as well as afterward, the great figure of Pius XII stands out, he was superficially criticized and judged for some aspects of his pontificate and now, thanks to the opening faithfully desired by Pope Francis, I think historians who know how to investigate, without prejudice, but with the help of new documents, can find its richness and realistic importance.

  3. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of his existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.

  4. Charles Grassley:

    I think that you don’t have any more trouble with what Trump said than when Sotomayor said that —when she was found saying in speeches that, quote, ‘Awise Latina woman with the richness of her experience would more often than not reach a better conclusion than a white male,’ i don’t hear any criticism of that sort of comment by a justice of the Supreme Court.

  5. Andrew Green:

    From the moment this (HBOS) went wrong, and the moment when enforcement action was being considered, because of the richness of information on Peter Cummings he was the only person who was really considered.

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    a fabric with a nap that is longer and softer than velvet
    • A. obnoxious
    • B. frantic
    • C. plush
    • D. transparent

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