Definition of freshness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈfreʃnəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfreʃnəs//
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  1. 1[uncountable] the fact of food being recently produced or picked and not frozen, dried or preserved in tins or cans We guarantee the freshness of all our produce.
  2. 2[uncountable] the fact of being made or experienced recently Based on the freshness of the tyre tracks, they were only one or two hours' drive ahead of us.
  3. 3[uncountable, singular] the quality of being new or different I like the freshness of his approach to the problem.
  4. 4[uncountable, singular] the quality of being pleasantly clean, pure or cool the cool freshness of the water This wine has a freshness and vitality that appeals to many drinkers.
  5. 5[uncountable, singular] the quality of being clear, bright and attractive the crisp freshness of the colour in his paintings