fecund Definition

  • 1able to produce many babies, young animals, or plants
  • 2producing a lot of new or inventive ideas

Using fecund: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "fecund" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The soil is very fecund and produces abundant crops.

  • Example

    Her fecund imagination generated many creative ideas.

  • Example

    The artist's fecund period produced some of his most famous works.

fecund Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with fecund

  • the number of offspring born per mating pair, individual or population


    The fecundity rate of rabbits is very high.

  • having a mind that produces many new and original ideas


    The professor's intellectually fecund lectures inspired many students.

  • the process by which an egg cell is fertilized by a sperm cell


    The fecundation process usually occurs in the fallopian tubes.

Origins of fecund

from Latin 'fecundus', meaning 'fruitful'


Summary: fecund in Brief

'Fecund' [ˈfekənd] describes the ability to produce many offspring or new ideas. It can refer to soil, animals, or humans, as in 'The soil is very fecund and produces abundant crops.' 'Fecund' also applies to the mind, as in 'Her fecund imagination generated many creative ideas.'