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Pansy

Pansy appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • Pansy assessor contests, Alan: in a last set, no crosses say 'snap’.
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun pansy:

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The word pansy is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun pansy

What does pansy mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: pansies

  1. large-flowered garden plant derived chiefly from the wild pansy of Europe and having velvety petals of various colors
  2. a timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive
  3. offensive term for a homosexual man

Alternative definition of the noun pansy

noun

  1. Common name for a cultivated flowering plant, Viola tricolor hortensis, derived from heartsease; many garden varieties are hybrids.
  2. A deep purple colour, like that of the pansy.
  3. [derogatory, colloquial, dated] A male homosexual, especially one who is effeminate.
  4. [derogatory, colloquial] A timid, weak man or boy; a wuss.

Definition of the adjective pansy

What does pansy mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. Wimpy; spineless; feeble.
  2. Of a deep purple colour, like that of the pansy.

Person

Who is Pansy?

Pansy a.k.a. Isabella Macdonald Alden was an American author, writing under the pseudonym of Pansy.

Characters

  1. Pansy is a fictional character from the 2011 film Stretch.
  2. Pansy a.k.a. Jen Jen is a fictional character from the 1986 animated manga adventure action film Dragon Ball: Curse of the Blood Rubies and from the 1991 fantasy live-action film Dragon Ball: The Magic Begins.
  3. Pansy is a fictional character from the book Escaping the Giant Wave.
  4. Pansy is a fictional character from the 1986 film Dragon Ball: Curse of the Blood Rubies.
  5. Pansy is a fictional character from the 1979 film The Last of the Knucklemen.
  6. Pansy is a fictional character from Devotion.
  7. Pansy is a fictional character from Way Out West.
  8. Pansy is a fictional character from City Streets.
  9. Pansy is a fictional character for the 1975 film If You Don't Stop It...
  10. Pansy is a fictional character from the 1926 film The Marriage Clause.
  11. Pansy is a fictional character from the 1974 film Airport 1975.
  12. Pansy is a fictional film character.

Music

  1. "PANSY" is a musical album of Reimy.
    • released on (29 years ago)
  2. "Pansy" is a composition.
  3. "Pansy" is a musical single of AIR.
    • released on (6 years ago)

Places

  1. PANSY is an Aviation waypoint.
  2. Pansy a.k.a. Pansy, Kentucky: Pansy is an unincorporated community in Harlan County, Kentucky, United States.
  3. Pansy a.k.a. Pansy, West Virginia: Pansy is an unincorporated community in Grant County, West Virginia, USA. Pansy is located on U.S. Route 220 6.45 miles south-southwest of Petersburg.

Miscellanea

Pansy: The 1899 Pansy Egg was crafted by Peter Carl Fabergé in his set of 50 Fabergé Eggs. The egg was given by Tsar Nicholas II to Empress Maria Feodoronova as a gift. The egg has a mechanism which when pressed will allow the heart inside to open up as a pendant containing pictures of family members.

Phrases with Pansy

Phrases starting with the word Pansy:

  1. pansy orchid
  2. pansy violet

Phrases ending with the word Pansy:

  1. Sea Pansy
  2. wild pansy
  3. field pansy
  4. Nansy Pansy
  5. tufted pansy
  6. Western Pansy
  7. European Field Pansy

Other phrases containing the word Pansy:

  1. Purplelip Pansy Monkeyflower
  2. Yellowlip Pansy Monkeyflower

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Pansy

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Google previewThe Complete Herbal Guide: A Natural Approach to Healing the Body (2013)

by Author Stacey Chillemi, Dr. Michael Chillemi D.C.

Pansy is a colorful addition to our salad bowls and ancient love potions, but more importantly, Pansy is a soothing expectorant that has been used to treat lung problems (bronchitis, dry cough and asthma), as well as numerous skin problems ...

Google previewThe Complete Guide to Natural Healing (2017)

A Natural Approach to Healing the Body and Maintaining Optimal Health Using Herbal Supplements, Vitamins, Minerals, Fruits, Vegetables and Alternative Medicine by Dr. Michael Chillemi, Stacey Chillemi

Pansy is a colorful addition to our salad bowls and ancient love potions, but more importantly, Pansy is a soothing expectorant that has been used to treat lung problems (bronchitis, dry cough and asthma), as well as numerous skin problems ...

Google previewThe Garden (1906)

An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Horticulture in All Its Branches

The Tufted Pansy is a most accommodating plant, and there is no ...

Google previewThe Rural New-Yorker (1905)

The pansy is a hardy little subject and may be grown without difficulty in the open air, but at the same time it does not acquire its full...

The man who has done most for the presentday pansy is the late Monsieur Bugnot, of Saint-Brieuc, France.

Google previewIn the House of the Hangman - Volume 9 (2017)

by John Bloomberg-Rissman

Which is just to note, perhaps, since everything is related to everything, that the pansy is a larger, more flamboyant annual hybrid originating from the wild tricolor violet. It gets its name from the French term pensee, or “thought”. Pansies are ...

Google previewWilliam Wordsworth (1969)

by Geoffrey Durrant

The pansy is the flower of thought (pensee) ; here it prompts the thought of lost joy and of exile from the primal unity of feeling. At the end of the poem, however, Wordsworth has learned to value 'the philosophic mind' as an acceptable ...

Google previewOn Longing (1984)

Narratives of the Miniature, the Gigantic, the Souvenir, the Collection by Susan Stewart

The pansy is the flower with a human face and thereby always a kind of ...

Google previewThe American Florist (1900)

A Weekly Journal for the Trade

The pansy is a very hardy plant and will stand almost any amount of cold, but the plants are often killed in winter by alternate freezing and thawing and by water standing and freezing around the stems. To prevent injury the beds should, ...

Google previewThe Continuum Encyclopedia of Symbols (2000)

by Udo Becker

Pansy - A variety of violet; the botanical name Viola tricolor refers to the fact that the pansy often has three colors, which is why it is repeatedly encountered as a symbol of the Trinity. — In addition, widely varying symbolic meanings were ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary for Children (2001)

by Robert B. Costello

pansy. parachute. the top of the mountain. pan«o»ram«a (pan'a ra'ma or pan's ra'ma) noun, plural panoramas. pansy A plant with flowers that have five flat petals overlapping each other, pan-sy (pan'ze) noun, plural pansies.

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Quotes about Pansy

How does a pansy, for example, select the ingredients from soil to get the right colors for the flower? Now there's a great miracle. I think there's a supreme power behind all of this. I see it in nature. (Clyde Tombaugh)
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Scrabble value of P3A1N1S1Y4

The value of this 5-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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