Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality or state of being itchy; sensation of itching; tendency to itch.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state of being itchy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state of being itchy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch

Etymologies

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itchy +‎ -ness

Examples

  • J CUP omg!! oh and the worst itchiness, is when your mipples itch.

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  • The technical name for itchiness, which is a common symptom of psoriasis, is pruritus.

    Psoriasis Guru » Blog Archive » Psoriatic Pruritus – Finding Relief

  • There are other reported side effects, which are annoying, but not nearly so devastating, such as itchiness in 4% of the patients and temporary darkening of the eyelid skin.

    Roseanne Colletti: Can You Turn Your Blue Eyes Brown?

  • The proprietary form of zinc pyrithione (ZPT) in Head & Shoulders, effectively increases the coverage of the active ingredient for high quality scalp care and helps to eliminate 100 percent of visible flakes with regular use and helps control scalp sensitivities associated with dandruff such as itchiness, irritation, redness and dryness for beautiful hair.

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  • The piper I consulted at the Drummond Place Garden Party in June said he had given up jabot-wearing because of itchiness.

    Jean's Knitting

  • To be quite honest, Georgia wasn't really terribly ill, just a bit alarmed by the unfamiliar sensation of itchiness all over her body and the spots really did get everywhere.

    Charlie Condou: The three of us

  • The only good news is that my friend Julia assures me she has no itchiness whatsoever.

    Dirty Secret

  • During an allergic reaction, various cells congregate and cause symptoms like redness, swelling and itchiness.

    About Eosinophilic Disorders

  • Kristen Fennimore of New Egypt, N.J., counts herself among the than 35 million Americans plagued by seasonal allergic rhinitis — also known as hay fever, a condition characterized by sneezing, stuffiness, a runny nose and the telltale itchiness in the nose, roof of the mouth, throat, eyes or ears.

    The nose knows: Allergy season here with vengeance

  • Some 62% of the women surveyed said they suffer underarm skin problems like breakouts, discoloration or itchiness, according to research at Unilever, known as the maker of Lipton Tea, Vaseline, Sunsilk shampoos, Hellmann's mayonnaise and other big brands.

    Unilever Tackles the Ugly Underarm

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