Definition of redness in US English:



  • The quality or state of being red or reddish.

    ‘the glowing redness of the sun’
    ‘treatment for facial redness’
    • ‘Aloe Vera helps in reducing redness, flaky skin and inflammation if applied daily.’
    • ‘The scarlet juice slowly dripped onto her dress, staining it with the redness of blood.’
    • ‘At her words, I felt my face burst with even more redness.’
    • ‘Local reactions include redness, swelling or irritation at the site of the injection.’
    • ‘His plain brown eyes were still tinged with sleep redness.’
    • ‘His body felt cooler now, the redness of his skin beginning to fade.’
    • ‘I lifted up the right side of my shirt to reveal the redness of my skin.’
    • ‘Even in the dark I could see the redness on her cheeks.’
    • ‘The honeybee can have a similarly rigid reaction to redness because most redness indicates flowers in the bee's normal environment.’
    • ‘By the redness of her eyes, she was likely hungover.’