An abundance or large quantity of something: a rich profusion of wildflowers the foxgloves growing in profusion among the ferns
More example sentences
- Nature's abundance and metamorphic energy stimulates a similar profusion in the poet.
- The profusion reigning everywhere gave birth to luxury and pride.
- The initiative aims to inspire more British people to take a short break in England and enjoy the profusion of high quality food and drink available.
mid 16th century: via French from Latin profusio(n-), from profundere 'pour out'. Early use expressed the senses 'extravagance', 'squandering', and 'waste'.