Wine is strong, and so is the crude alcohol but what the mellowness?
His embarrassment vanished in the mellowness of that laughter.
But that was the last of his mellowness and jolly companionship.
But these terms, irritation, mellowness, appeared gross when applied to her.
In point of invention he was more varied and copious than his master, but inferior to him in the mellowness of his tints.
It is this which gives depth, solidity, and mellowness to the character.
She spoke in the old Norse tongue, with a voice upon whose power and mellowness time seemed to have had little effect.
Not a morsel of it but was full of mellowness, and sweet flavor, and fragrance.
It has acquired a mellowness and a power 'which were not so before.'
The sun was pouring down in veritable splutters of softness and mellowness.
mid-15c., melwe "soft, sweet, juicy" (of ripe fruit), perhaps related to melowe, variant of mele "ground grain" (see meal (2)), influenced by Middle English merow "soft, tender," from Old English mearu. Meaning "slightly drunk" is from 1680s. Mellow yellow "banana peel smoked in an effort to get high" is from 1967. Related: Mellowly; mellowness.
1570s, from mellow (adj.). Related: Mellowed; mellowing.