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Definition of Ripeness


  1. The state or quality of being ripe; maturity;; completeness; perfection; as, the ripeness of grain; ripeness of manhood; ripeness of judgment.

Ripeness Quotations

It says nothing against the ripeness of a spirit that it has a few worms.
Friedrich Nietzsche

My aim is for ripeness of form. I want to make my forms so full, so juicy that one could add nothing more to them.
Henri Laurens

The main distinction for fresh chillies is whether they are red or green, the difference being one of ripeness.
Yotam Ottolenghi

The West is color. Its colors are animal rather than vegetable, the colors of earth and sunlight and ripeness.
Jessamyn West
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Ripeness Translations

ripeness in German is Reife