This page has 3 definitions of profusion in English and French. Profusion is a noun. Examples of how to use profusion in a sentence are shown. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .
English profusion definition
- (General American) IPA(key): /pɹoʊˈfjuʒən/, /pɹəˈfjuʒən/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /pɹə(ʊ)ˈfjuːʒən/
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- Rhymes: -uːʒən
- Hyphenation: pro‧fu‧sion
- abundance; the state of being profuse; a cornucopia
- His hair, in great profusion, streamed down over his shoulders.
- 1918, Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Land That Time Forgot Chapter VI
- We set the men at work felling trees, selecting for the purpose jarrah, a hard, weather-resisting timber which grew in profusion near by.
- 1962 October, Brian Haresnape, “Focus on B.R. passenger stations”, in Modern Railways, pages 250-251:
- Elegant brick and stone buildings, with iron and glass canopies and decorative wooden scalloping and fencing—all evidencing care on the part of the architect to produce a pleasing, well-planned building—were submerged beneath a profusion of ill-conceived additions and camouflaged by vulgar paint schemes; and the original conception was lost.
- lavish or imprudent expenditure; prodigality or extravagance
French profusion definition
profusion f (plural profusions)