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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fee-kuh n-deyt, fek-uh n-]
    • /ˈfi kənˌdeɪt, ˈfɛk ən-/
    • /fˌekəndˈeɪʃən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fee-kuh n-deyt, fek-uh n-]
    • /ˈfi kənˌdeɪt, ˈfɛk ən-/

Definitions of fecundation word

  • verb with object fecundation to make prolific or fruitful. 1
  • verb with object fecundation Biology. to impregnate or fertilize. 1
  • noun fecundation The process whereby a new organism is produced by fertilization. 1

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Origin of fecundation

First appearance:

before 1625
One of the 42% oldest English words
1625-35; < Latin fēcundātus made fruitful, fertilized (past participle of fēcundāre). See fecund, -ate1

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Parts of speech for Fecundation


fecundation popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 47% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 68% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fecundation usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fecundation

noun fecundation

  • gravidity — pregnant1 (def 1).
  • growth — the act or process, or a manner of growing; development; gradual increase.
  • reproduction — the act or process of reproducing.
  • pregnancy — the state, condition, or quality of being pregnant.
  • maturation — the act or process of maturating.

Antonyms for fecundation

noun fecundation

  • decrease — When something decreases or when you decrease it, it becomes less in quantity, size, or intensity.

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