- the state or condition of being rocky.
Origin of rockiness1
- the state or condition of a person who is shaky or unsteady, as from drinking, fatigue, or illness.
Origin of rockiness2
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Examples from the Web for rockiness
The rockiness of the soil in Ireland is so universal that it predominates in every sort.A Tour in Ireland
Our passage was attended with great difficulty, owing to the rapidity of the stream, and the rockiness of the bottom.
Flatness is a sublime quality in certain landscapes, just as rockiness is a sublime quality in others.Robert Browning
G. K. Chesterton