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vegetative
Definition:
Having the power to produce growth in plants; as, the vegetative properties of soil.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
vegetative.
fertile
abundant, arable, bearing, black, bountiful, breeding, fecund, flowering, fruitful, generative, gravid, loamy, lush, luxuriant, plenteous, plentiful, pregnant, productive, prolific, pubescent, rank, rich, teeming, vegetative, virile, with child, yielding, Childing, Feracious, Uberous, Procreant, Producing, Puberal, Spawning, bringing forth, breedy, flowing with milk and honey, hebetic, proliferant.
herbal
grassy, vegetal, verdant.
inert
apathetic, catatonic, comatose, dormant, idle, immobile, inactive, inanimate, inert, insensible, languid, languorous, lethargic, lifeless, listless, motionless, paralytic, passive, sedentary, sluggish, stagnant, static, stationary, still, Reposing.
motionless
becalmed, calm, dead, fixed, quiet, sleeping, standing, tranquil, unmoving, Resting, dormant, idle, immobile, inactive, inert, languid, motionless, stagnant, static, stationary, still.
proliferous
rank*.
noun
vegetative
asexual, involuntary, nonsexual, vegetable, vegetal, vegetational, vegetive.
Examples of usage:
  1. I am particularly pleased with the high vegetative powers of your seeds, and the vigor of the plants. – The Cauliflower by A. A. Crozier
  2. In the course of evolution this became organized; the higher consciousness has delegated to the subliminal consciousness the care of silently governing the vegetative life. – Essay on the Creative Imagination by Th. Ribot
  3. A student of lively imagination, going that way to cross to the Quartier- Latin, would compare this obscure and vegetative life to that of the ivy that clung to these chill walls, to that of the peasants born to labor, who are born, toil, and die unknown to the world they have helped to feed. – A Second Home by Honore de Balzac
  4. The Assyrians, thrown back on the Tigris, were at this time leading a sort of vegetative existence in obscurity; and, as for Egypt, it would seem to have forgotten that it ever had possessions in Asia. – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 6 (of 12) by G. Maspero
  5. These differ from the genus, not by any such dependence, but by the addition of some special perfection to the constituents of the genus; for example, in the brute beast sensibility is added to vegetative life, and in man intelligence is added to sensibility. – Ontology or the Theory of Being by Peter Coffey

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