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entireness


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Entireness  \En*tire"ness\,  n. 
  1.  The  state  or  condition  of  being  entire;  completeness; 
  fullness;  totality;  as  the  entireness  of  an  arch  or  a 
  bridge. 
 
  This  same  entireness  or  completeness.  --Trench. 
 
  2.  Integrity;  wholeness  of  heart;  honesty.  [R.] 
 
  Entireness  in  preaching  the  gospel.  --Udall. 
 
  3.  Oneness;  unity;  --  applied  to  a  condition  of  intimacy  or 
  close  association.  [Obs.] 
 
  True  Christian  love  may  be  separated  from 
  acquaintance,  and  acquaintance  from  entireness. 
  --Bp.  Hall. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Entirety  \En*tire"ty\,  n.;  pl  {Entireness}.  [OF.  entieret['e]. 
  Cf  {Integrity}.] 
  1.  The  state  of  being  entire;  completeness;  as  entirely  of 
  interest.  --Blackstone. 
 
  2.  That  which  is  entire;  the  whole.  --Bacon. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  entireness 
  n  :  the  state  of  being  total:  "appalled  by  the  totality  of  the 
  destruction"  [syn:  {entirety},  {totality}] 




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