adjective, swarth·i·er, swarth·i·est.
Examples from the Web for swarthiness
In five weeks' time all swarthiness will be removed, and pimples beside.'The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci|Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky
Berenice was dark, with coloring which inclined to swarthiness; her brow was low, and her eyes small and deeply set.Hester's Counterpart|Jean K. Baird
His face was dark almost to swarthiness and his cheeks and chin were smoothly shaven.
This was that Talbot, commonly known from his swarthiness as the Crow, who was Ormonde's most trusted lieutenant.The Path of the King|John Buchan
In singular contrast to a complexion dark almost to swarthiness, his eyes were large and of an intense steel-blue.The Transgression of Andrew Vane|Guy Wetmore Carryl