What does the word profuse mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Profusely.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Abundant; copious; overflowing.

Usage examples for profuse

  1. Hiram paused and counted the boxes- five huge trunks- Adelaide's beyond doubt; four smaller ones, six of steamer size and thereabouts- profuse and elegant Arthur's profuse and elegant array of canvas and leather. – The Second Generation by David Graham Phillips
  2. The clerk was profuse in apologies. – Countess Erika's Apprenticeship by Ossip Schubin
  3. Maria was more profuse with her caresses. – The Portion of Labor by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman