Definition of Ruddiness

1. Noun. A healthy reddish complexion.

Exact synonyms: Rosiness
Generic synonyms: Complexion, Skin Color, Skin Colour
Derivative terms: Rosy, Ruddy, Ruddy



Definition of Ruddiness

1. n. The quality or state of being ruddy; as, the ruddiness of the cheeks or the sky.

Definition of Ruddiness

1. Noun. The property of being ruddy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ruddiness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ruddiness

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rudderholes
rudderless
rudderlessly
rudderlessness
rudderpost
rudderposts
rudders
rudderstock
rudderstocks
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ruddier
ruddies
ruddiest
ruddily
ruddiness (current term)
ruddinesses
rudding
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ruddleman
ruddlemen
ruddles
ruddling
ruddock
ruddocks
rudds
ruddy
ruddy duck
ruddy shelduck

Literary usage of Ruddiness

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"Sometimes a crude ruddiness in flesh strikes us as a growing defect, an instance of which is the picture in the museum of Bruges, in which Canon Van der ..."

2. Easy Star Lessons by Richard Anthony Proctor (1882)
"in ruddiness or in splendour, the planet of war when at his brightest. Libra, which by rights should hold sway as the southern zodiacal constellation one ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1877)
"We may well believe that the ruddiness of the soil of Mars is due to the same general cause as the ruddiness of our red sandstone, — the general prevalence ..."

4. Metaphysics: Or, the Science of Perception by John Miller (1904)
"ruddiness in our conscious thought of it is part of it; and, therefore, so far as a cherry is ruddiness, it is a perception. But ruddiness is but a small ..."

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