rankness

Primary Meanings of rankness

1.
n
the attribute of having a strong offensive smell
2.
n
the property of producing abundantly and sustaining vigorous and luxuriant growth
Full Definitions of rankness
1

n the attribute of having a strong offensive smell

Synonyms:
fetidness, foulness, malodorousness, stinkiness
Types:
B.O., body odor, body odour
malodorousness resulting from a failure to bathe
Type of:
aroma, odor, odour, olfactory property, scent, smell
any property detected by the olfactory system
2

n the property of producing abundantly and sustaining vigorous and luxuriant growth

“weeds lovely in their rankness
Synonyms:
fertility, prolificacy, richness
Type of:
fecundity, fruitfulness
the quality of something that causes or assists healthy growth

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