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Meaning of GREENNESS

Pronunciation:  'greennis

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the property of being green; resembling the color of growing grass
  2. [n]  lush greenness of flourishing vegetation
  3. [n]  the state of not being ripe

GREENNESS is a 9 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: green, verdancy, verdure, viridity
 Antonyms: ripeness
 See Also: blue-green, bluish green, bottle green, chartreuse, chromatic color, chromatic colour, chrome green, cornucopia, emerald, greenishness, immatureness, immaturity, jade, jade green, olive green, Paris green, pea green, profuseness, profusion, richness, sage green, sea green, spectral color, spectral colour, teal, yellow green, yellowish green



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Green"ness\, n. [AS. gr[=e]nnes. See {Green.}]
1. The quality of being green; viridity; verdancy; as, the
   greenness of grass, or of a meadow.

2. Freshness; vigor; newness.

3. Immaturity; unripeness; as, the greenness of fruit;
   inexperience; as, the greenness of youth.

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