noun. an irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch.
- skin sensation
- haptic sensation
- cutaneous sensation
- -ness (English)
- itchy (English)
Example sentences of the word itchiness
1. Noun, singular or mass
Watch her afterward for signs of itchiness or redness on her skin; chlorine and other pool chemicals can remove oils from her fur and dry out her skin.
2. Verb, base form
This often leads to itchiness, sensitivity to irritants and an increased risk of vaginal infections.
If this is the case, you likely will feel itchiness on other parts of your body as well as your ankle.