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persianimmortal | Student, Grade 12 | (Level 1) Valedictorian

Posted April 27, 2013 at 10:56 PM via web

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What is the definition (and part of speech) of this word and use it in a sentence: Viridity?

 

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litteacher8 | Middle School Teacher | (Level 1) Distinguished Educator

Posted April 28, 2013 at 12:42 AM (Answer #1)

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Viridity can mean green, as in color or youth.  For example, you can praise the viridity of the lawn, or the viridity of a young lady.

Viridity is a noun, which usually means it is a person, place, or thing.  In this case, it is an idea.

In the spring, I am inspired by the viridity of the grass and trees.

In this sentence, viridity is the object of the preposition, a noun.

It has a Middle English origin, based on the Latin word viriditās, which means green.

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