rosiness

noun
1. a healthy reddish complexion
Syn: ↑ruddiness
Derivationally related forms: ↑rosy, ↑ruddy (for: ↑ruddiness)
Hypernyms: ↑complexion, ↑skin color, ↑skin colour
2. a dusty pink color
Syn: ↑rose
Derivationally related forms: ↑rosy, ↑rosy (for: ↑rose)
Hypernyms: ↑pink
Hyponyms: ↑old rose
3. a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health
Syn: ↑bloom, ↑blush, ↑flush
Derivationally related forms: ↑rosy, ↑flush (for: ↑flush)
Hypernyms: ↑good health, ↑healthiness

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Rosiness — Ros i*ness, n. The quality of being rosy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rosiness — [rō′zē nis] n. a rosy quality or state * * * See rosily. * * * …   Universalium

  • rosiness — [rō′zē nis] n. a rosy quality or state …   English World dictionary

  • rosiness — rosy ► ADJECTIVE (rosier, rosiest) 1) (especially of a person s skin) rose red or pink, typically as an indication of health or youthfulness. 2) promising or suggesting good fortune; hopeful. DERIVATIVES rosily adverb rosiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • rosiness — noun see rosy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rosiness — noun The quality of being rosy …   Wiktionary

  • rosiness — ros·i·ness || rəʊzɪnɪs n. quality of having rosy colors; optimism, cheerfulness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rosiness — ros·i·ness …   English syllables

  • rosy — rosiness, n. /roh zee/, adj., rosier, rosiest. 1. pink or pinkish red; roseate. 2. (of persons, the cheeks, lips, etc.) having a fresh, healthy redness. 3. bright or promising: a rosy future. 4. cheerful or optimistic: rosy anticipations. 5. made …   Universalium

  • ruddiness — noun a healthy reddish complexion • Syn: ↑rosiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑rosy (for: ↑rosiness), ↑ruddy • Hypernyms: ↑complexion, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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