Part of speech: adjective

  1. becoming red or reddish; blushing

Examples of


in a sentence

  • Her cheeks turned erubescent when she was caught off guard.
  • The embarrassment made him erubescent as he stumbled over his words.

Did you Know?

Erubescent is derived from the Latin word erubescere, meaning “to grow red.” It describes something that becomes red or reddish, often referring to blushing or flushing of the skin. Erubescent can be a physical reaction to embarrassment, shyness, or other emotions. Recognizing erubescent responses in oneself and others can indicate emotional states that may not be expressed verbally.

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