English version


From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprofusionpro‧fu‧sion /prəˈfjuːʒən/ noun [singular, uncountable] formal  LOT/LARGE NUMBER OR AMOUNTa very large amount of somethingprofusion of The house was overflowing with a profusion of strange ornaments.in profusion Cornflowers grow in profusion in the fields.
Examples from the Corpus
profusionWhile the relatively tame pace accounts for a profusion of retirees, it apparently also suits many younger families.Just now with the flowers it is a profusion of colour and our cemetery leaves nothing to be desired.Now, Taheb had set it with large earthenware tubs, from which a profusion of tall dark-green plants grew.Many experienced speakers mar their conversations as well as their orations with a profusion of ums and ers which distract attention.The Gorbals produced flyweight boxers and hard drinkers in profusion in the 1930s, and Lynch died there 6 August 1946.Above the sink, ivy had burrowed its way through the walls and was now spreading in profusion towards the ceiling.The maps of tomography, anti-continents at the core-mantle boundary and hot-spot plumes presented a monumental profusion of ideas.I had seen some before, but never in such profusion.in profusionCondominiums and shopping malls have sprung up in profusion.
Pictures of the day
What are these?
Click on the pictures to check.