Definition of Redness

1. Noun. A response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat.

Exact synonyms: Inflammation, Rubor
Group relationships: Inflammatory Disease
Specialized synonyms: Adenitis, Alveolitis, Alveolitis, Dry Socket, Angiitis, Aortitis, Appendicitis, Arteritis, Balanitis, Balanoposthitis, Blepharitis, Bursitis, Carditis, Catarrh, Cellulitis, Cervicitis, Cheilitis, Cholangitis, Cholecystitis, Chorditis, Chorditis, Colitis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Colpitis, Colpocystitis, Conjunctivitis, Pinkeye, Corditis, Costochondritis, Dacryocystitis, Diverticulitis, Cephalitis, Encephalitis, Phrenitis, Encephalomyelitis, Endarteritis, Endocervicitis, Enteritis, Epicondylitis, Epididymitis, Epiglottitis, Episcleritis, Esophagitis, Oesophagitis, Fibrositis, Fibromyositis, Folliculitis, Funiculitis, Gastritis, Glossitis, Hydrarthrosis, Ileitis, Iridocyclitis, Iridokeratitis, Iritis, Jejunitis, Jejunoileitis, Keratitis, Keratoconjunctivitis, Keratoiritis, Keratoscleritis, Founder, Laminitis, Laryngitis, Laryngopharyngitis, Laryngotracheobronchitis, Lymphadenitis, Lymphangitis, Mastitis, Mastoiditis, Endometritis, Metritis, Myelitis, Myositis, Myometritis, Neuritis, Oophoritis, Orchitis, Osteitis, Otitis, Ovaritis, Pancreatitis, Parametritis, Parotitis, Peritoneal Inflammation, Peritonitis, Phalangitis, Phlebitis, Pneumonitis, Posthitis, Proctitis, Prostatitis, Rachitis, Radiculitis, Retinitis, Coryza, Rhinitis, Sinusitis, Salpingitis, Scleritis, Sialadenitis, Splenitis, Spondylitis, Stomatitis, Synovitis, Tarsitis, Tendinitis, Tendonitis, Tenonitis, Thyroiditis, Tonsillitis, Tracheitis, Tracheobronchitis, Tympanitis, Ulitis, Ureteritis, Uveitis, Uvulitis, Vaginitis, Valvulitis, Vasculitis, Vasovesiculitis, Vesiculitis, Vulvitis, Vulvovaginitis, Shin Splints
Generic synonyms: Symptom
Derivative terms: Inflame, Inflame, Red



2. Noun. Red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood.

Definition of Redness

1. n. The quality or state of being red; red color.

Definition of Redness

1. Noun. Having the quality of being red in color. ¹

2. Noun. A red discoloration. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Redness

1. the state of being red [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Redness

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redliners
redlines
redlining
redlinings
redly
redmaids
redmouth
redneck
rednecked
redneckery
redneckish
redneckism
rednecks
rednecky
redness (current term)
rednesses
rednosed
redo
redoable
redock
redocked
redocking
redocks
redoer
redoers
redoes
redoing
redolence
redolences

Literary usage of Redness

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1873)
"The second had been heated to strong redness in a porcelain tub» rendered ... the metal heated for some time to low redness underpressure may be melted into ..."

2. A Treatise on Meteorology: With a Collection of Meteorological Tables by Elias Loomis (1868)
"redness of the Evening Sky.—The redness of the evening sky is due principally to the condensed vapor of the air, a portion of which begins to be ..."

3. A Treatise on Meteorology: With a Collection of Meteorological Tables by Elias Loomis (1868)
"The redness of the evening sky is due principally to the condensed vapor of the air, a portion of which begins to be precipitated as the temperature of the ..."

4. A System of Instruction in Quantitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius, John Lloyd Bullock (1860)
"B. Heating Precipitates to redness. It was customary formerly, in this process, to dry the precipitate with the filter, then to scrape the latter clean and ..."

5. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1866)
"A small reverberator}' furnace, the bed of which is composed of a hemispherical cavity of fire-brick lined with clay, is heated to full redness, ..."

6. Lectures on the Principles and Practice of Physic Delivered at King's by Thomas Watson, David Francis Condie (1855)
"The redness of inflammation must also be preternatural in degree, ... Doubtless, abo, the redness is sometimes increased by the formation of new vessels ..."

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