AskDefine | Define totality

Dictionary Definition



1 the state of being total; "appalled by the totality of the destruction" [syn: entirety, entireness]
2 the quality of being complete and indiscriminate; "the totality of war and its consequences"; "the all-embracing totality of the state"
3 the whole amount [syn: sum, total, aggregate]

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  1. the state of being total
  2. an aggregate quantity obtained by addition
  3. the phase of an eclipse when it is total


the state of being total
  • Romanian: totalitate

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Totality may refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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