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GREENNESS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does greenness mean? 

GREENNESS (noun)
  The noun GREENNESS has 3 senses:

1. the lush appearance of flourishing vegetation
2. the state of not being ripe
3. green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass

  Familiarity information: GREENNESS used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


GREENNESS (noun)


Sense 1greenness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The lush appearance of flourishing vegetation

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

greenness; verdancy; verdure

Hypernyms ("greenness" is a kind of...):

cornucopia; profuseness; profusion; richness (the property of being extremely abundant)


Sense 2greenness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The state of not being ripe

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("greenness" is a kind of...):

immatureness; immaturity (not having reached maturity)

Antonym:

ripeness (the state of being ripe)


Sense 3greenness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

green; viridity; greenness

Hypernyms ("greenness" is a kind of...):

chromatic color; chromatic colour; spectral color; spectral colour (a color that has hue)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "greenness"):

greenishness (the property of being somewhat green)

blue green; bluish green; teal (a blue-green color or pigment)

chartreuse; Paris green; pea green; yellow green; yellowish green (a shade of green tinged with yellow)

olive green; olive-green (a color that is lighter and greener than olive)

emerald (the green color of an emerald)

chrome green (a brilliant green color)

bottle green (dark to moderate or greyish green)

sage green (the color of sage leaves)

sea green (the property of a moderate green color resembling the waters of the sea)

jade; jade green (a light green color varying from bluish green to yellowish green)


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