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Meaning of RIPENESS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the state of being ripe
 

RIPENESS is a 8 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Antonyms: greenness
 
 See Also: matureness, maturity

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ripe"ness\, n. [AS. r[=i]pness.]
The state or quality of being ripe; maturity;; completeness;
perfection; as, the ripeness of grain; ripeness of manhood;
ripeness of judgment.

      Time, which made them their fame outlive, To Cowley
      scarce did ripeness give.                --Denham.

 

 

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