Definition of Totality

1. Noun. The state of being total and complete. "Appalled by the totality of the destruction"




2. Noun. The quality of being complete and indiscriminate. "The all-embracing totality of the state"
Generic synonyms: Generality
Derivative terms: Total

3. Noun. The whole amount.
Exact synonyms: Aggregate, Sum, Total
Generic synonyms: Unit, Whole
Derivative terms: Aggregate, Aggregate, Aggregate, Sum, Summate, Total, Total

Definition of Totality

1. n. The quality or state of being total; as, the totality of an eclipse.

Definition of Totality

1. Noun. the state of being total ¹

2. Noun. an aggregate quantity obtained by addition ¹

3. Noun. (astronomy) the phase of an eclipse when it is total ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Totality

1. the quality or state of being complete [n -TIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Totality

totaliser
totalises
totalising
totalism
totalisms
totalist
totalistic
totalists
totalitarian
totalitarianism
totalitarianist
totalitarianists
totalitarianize
totalitarians
totalities
totality (current term)
totalizator
totalizators
totalize
totalized
totalizer
totalizers
totalizes
totalizing
totalled
totalling
totally
totally disconnected
totally intrathoracic stomach
totally ordered set

Literary usage of Totality

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1. Bulletin by United States Weather Bureau (1902)
"Albemarle, XC—The shadow bands moved to the northeast before totality and to ... The shadow bands pawed over in one direction N. 30° W. before totality and ..."

2. Psychologic Foundations of Education: An Attempt to Show the Genesis of the by William Torrey Harris (1898)
"How can we construe the change in the totality of conditions? ... The totality changes, but there is nothing outside of the totality to necessitate it; ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly (1872)
"The eclipsed sun was indeed partially hidden by clouds during all but the last few seconds of totality; but for eight seconds the camera was fairly at work; ..."

4. Annals of the Astronomical Observatory of Harvard College by Harvard College Observatory (1893)
"After totality, 3 inches. "Mr. Bowen observed on a piece of white cloth 18 ... The bands were seen by him about one minute before totality, and seemed to ..."

5. The Foundations of Science: Science and Hypothesis, The Value of Science by Henri Poincaré, George Bruce Halsted (1913)
"Suppose a solid body to occupy successively the positions a and 3; in its first position, it will produce on us the totality of impressions A, ..."

6. The Persistent Problems of Philosophy: An Introduction to Metaphysics by Mary Whiton Calkins (1912)
"Ultimate reality is not adequately conceived as totality of particular selves The most promising form of the hypothesis that ultimate reality is of the ..."

7. Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant (1901)
"II Solution of the Cosmological Idea of the totality of tha Division of a ... The absolute totality of this series would be actually attained and given to ..."

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