red·​ness ˈred-nəs How to pronounce redness (audio)
: the quality or state of being red or red-hot

Examples of redness in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web No rotary shaver has ever cut so close to the skin, and yet this one reduces redness and friction with its slick-faced panels. Adam Hurly, Robb Report, 8 May 2024 The injuries observed were redness to the left and right side of the victim’s neck. Stepheny Price, Fox News, 7 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for redness 

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Word History

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of redness was before the 12th century

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“Redness.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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