yellowness

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Etymology[edit]

From yellow +‎ -ness.

Noun[edit]

yellowness (usually uncountable, plural yellownesses)

  1. The state or quality of being yellow.
  2. (obsolete) jealousy
    • c.1600, William Shakespeare, The Merry Wives of Windsor
      I will possess him with yellowness, for the revolt of mine is dangerous: that is my true humour.

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