Need another word that means the same as “profuse”? Find 24 synonyms and 30 related words for “profuse” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Profuse” are: exuberant, lush, luxuriant, riotous, copious, prolific, abundant, ample, extravagant, lavish, liberal, unstinting, fulsome, effusive, gushing, immoderate, unrestrained, excessive, inordinate, enthusiastic, extensive, generous, glowing, gushy
Profuse as an Adjective
Definitions of "Profuse" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “profuse” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Produced or growing in extreme abundance.
- (especially of something offered or discharged) very plentiful; abundant.
- (of a person) extravagant.
Synonyms of "Profuse" as an adjective (24 Words)
|abundant||Having plenty of.|
There was abundant evidence to support the theory.
|ample||Large and accommodating.|
She stood with her hands on her ample hips.
|copious||Abundant in supply or quantity.|
I had been a little too copious in talking of my country.
An effusive welcome.
|enthusiastic||Having or showing great excitement and interest.|
Enthusiastic crowds filled the streets.
|excessive||More than is necessary, normal, or desirable; immoderate.|
He was drinking excessive amounts of brandy.
|extensive||Covering or affecting a large area.|
An extensive collection of silver.
|extravagant||Exceeding what is reasonable or appropriate; excessive or elaborate.|
It was rather extravagant to buy both.
|exuberant||Unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings.|
Exuberant over the top sculptures.
|fulsome||Complimentary or flattering to an excessive degree.|
The press are embarrassingly fulsome in their appreciation.
|generous||Showing kindness towards others.|
Unusually generous in his judgment of people.
He received a glowing report from his teachers.
A large gushing female.
Write unrestrained and gushy poetry.
|immoderate||Beyond reasonable limits.|
|inordinate||(of a person) unrestrained in feelings or behaviour.|
The case had taken up an inordinate amount of time.
|lavish||Characterized by extravagance and profusion.|
The critics were lavish in their praise.
|liberal||(of a person) giving generously.|
Liberal amounts of wine had been consumed.
|lush||Tender and full of juice.|
|luxuriant||(of vegetation) rich and profuse in growth; lush.|
She tossed her luxuriant dark hair.
He was a prolific composer of operas.
|riotous||Unrestrained by convention or morality.|
Their riotous blooming.
|unrestrained||Not subject to restraint.|
A display of unrestrained delight.
|unstinting||Given or giving without restraint; unsparing.|
He was unstinting in his praise.
Usage Examples of "Profuse" as an adjective
- I offered my profuse apologies.
- They are profuse in hospitality.
Associations of "Profuse" (30 Words)
|abundant||Existing or available in large quantities; plentiful.|
The riverbanks were abundant in beautiful wild plants.
|abundantly||In large quantities; plentifully.|
They were abundantly supplied with food.
|affluent||An affluent person a person who is financially well off.|
The so called emerging affluents.
|ample||(of a person’s figure) full or broad.|
She stood with her hands on her ample hips.
|armful||As much as a person can hold in both arms.|
Most of us will end up with armfuls of stuff we do not need.
The bountiful earth.
|bountifulness||The property of copious abundance.|
|bounty||Payment or reward (especially from a government) for acts such as catching criminals or killing predatory animals or enlisting in the military.|
There was an increased bounty on his head.
|copious||Affording an abundant supply.|
|fecundation||Creation by the physical union of male and female gametes; of sperm and ova in an animal or pollen and ovule in a plant.|
|fertility||The ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 population per year.|
Improve the soil fertility by adding compost.
|galore||In great numbers.|
|lavishly||In a wasteful manner.|
The kids were praised lavishly by their parents.
|lot||The choice resulting from deciding something by lot.|
A vacant lot.
|luxuriant||Produced or growing in extreme abundance.|
Forests of dark luxuriant foliage.
|luxurious||Rich and superior in quality.|
Enjoyed a luxurious suite with a crystal chandelier and thick oriental rugs.
|many||A quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `as’ or `too’ or `so’ or `that’; amounting to a large but indefinite number.|
Never saw so many people.
|mellowness||A taste (especially of fruit) that is ripe and of full flavor.|
The cheap wine had no body no mellowness.
|opulent||Ostentatiously costly and luxurious.|
The opulent comfort of a limousine.
|outnumber||Be more numerous than.|
Women outnumbered men by three to one.
|plenitude||The condition of being full or complete.|
The plenitude of the Pope s powers.
|plenteous||Affording an abundant supply.|
A plenteous grape harvest.
|plentiful||Producing in abundance.|
A plentiful year.
|plentitude||A full supply.|
|plenty||Used to emphasize the degree of something.|
She has plenty more ideas.
|profusion||The property of being extremely abundant.|
A rich profusion of flowers.
|prosperity||The condition of prospering; having good fortune.|
A long period of peace and prosperity.
|replete||Very full of or sated by food.|
Sensational popular fiction replete with adultery and sudden death.
|richness||The property of being extremely abundant.|
The idiomatic richness of English.
|voluminous||(of a writer) producing many books.|
A voluminous skirt.