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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.


  1. richness

    Richness refers to the abundance, variety or complexity of something. It can pertain to wealth and prosperity, having a lot of important qualities or features, a deep robust flavor or color, diversity in a biological ecosystem, or the multitude of data or information in a particular domain. The context generally dictates its specific meaning.

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. Thomas Wolfe:

    There are some people who have the quality of richness and joy in them and they communicate it to everything they touch. It is first of all a physical quality; then it is a quality of the spirit.

  2. Aloo Denish Obiero:

    The strength and richness of democracy lie in the harmony of diverse voices, not the dominance of one.

  3. Prophet Mohammed, Bukhari:

    The best richness is the richness of the soul.

  4. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    I will always place happiness above richness.

  5. 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.

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    A summon
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