adjective, ros·i·er, ros·i·est.
Examples from the Web for rosiness
At eight o'clock many of these faces will be changed; there will be joy, smiles, rosiness, singing and dancing.Evening Round Up|William Crosbie Hunter
How healthy, strong and rosy, a rosiness that moistens the lips of desire!The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume IV (of 8)|Guy de Maupassant
Those cheeks of yours have, I hope, not lost their roundness or their rosiness.
The creamy texture of her skin had flushed to rosiness in the cold fountain.Two Thousand Miles Below|Charles Willard Diffin
That rosiness is known as tób to the Arabians—a mystery whereof the merely masculine mind is not cognizant.
British Dictionary definitions for rosiness
adjective rosier or rosiest
Word Origin and History for rosiness
late 14c., of a color, from rose (n.1) + -y (2), probably modeled on Old French rose. From 1590s of healthy complexions; 1775 in the sense "cheerful;" meaning "promising" is from 1887. Cf. Middle Dutch rosich, Dutch rozig, German rosig.