Meaning of leprousness in English:

leprousness

Pronunciation /ˈlɛprəsnəs/

noun

  • 1A state or quality suggestive of leprosy; taintedness, impurity; contagion.

  • 2 rare The condition of the body produced by leprosy; †the disease itself (obsolete).

Origin

Late 15th century; earliest use found in George Ripley (d. c1490), alchemist and Augustinian canon. From leprous + -ness.