Definition of Encompassment

1. Noun. Including entirely.

Generic synonyms: Inclusion
Derivative terms: Encompass



Definition of Encompassment

1. n. The act of surrounding, or the state of being surrounded; circumvention.

Definition of Encompassment

1. Noun. The act of surrounding, or the state of being surrounded. ¹

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Definition of Encompassment

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Encompassment

encomia
encomiast
encomiastic
encomiasts
encomion
encomium
encomiums
encompass
encompassed
encompasses
encompassest
encompasseth
encompassing
encompassing(a)
encompassingly
encompassment (current term)
encompassments
encopresis
encore
encored
encores
encoring
encoubert
encouberts
encounter
encounter group
encountered
encounterer
encounterers
encountering

Literary usage of Encompassment

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1. Elizabethan Sea-dogs: A Chronicle of Drake and His Companions by William Charles Henry Wood (1921)
"... CHAPTER VII DRAKE'S 'encompassment OF ALL THE WORLDE' WHEN Drake left for ... encompassment ..."

2. Pahlavi Texts by Edward William West (1885)
"Is it fitting to account that as a sacred being when aware, from all its own encompassment, that it is limited? 74. And if unlimited it is unaware of it. ..."

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