rockiness

1 [rok-ee-nis]
noun
the state or condition of being rocky.

Origin:
1605–15; rocky1 + -ness

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rockiness

2 [rok-ee-nis]
noun
the state or condition of a person who is shaky or unsteady, as from drinking, fatigue, or illness.

Origin:
rocky2 + -ness

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rocky1 (ˈrɒkɪ)
 
adj , rockier, rockiest
1.  consisting of or abounding in rocks: a rocky shore
2.  hard or unyielding: rocky determination
3.  hard like rock: rocky muscles
 
'rockily1
 
adv
 
'rockiness1
 
n

rocky2 (ˈrɒkɪ)
 
adj , rockier, rockiest
1.  weak, shaky, or unstable
2.  informal (of a person) dizzy; sickly; nauseated
 
'rockily2
 
adv
 
'rockiness2
 
n

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Soils are dry, well-drained silt-loams with a variable amount of rockiness.
We were surprised by the rockiness and topographic drop of the stream.
The northern part consists of sandy beaches with increasing rockiness toward the south.
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