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totality (n.)

1590s, from total (adj.) + -ity, or from or based on French totalité, Medieval Latin totalitas. In the eclipse sense, "time of total obscuration," from 1842.

updated on December 07, 2020

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Definitions of totality from WordNet

totality (n.)
the state of being total and complete;
appalled by the totality of the destruction
Synonyms: entirety / entireness / integrality
totality (n.)
the quality of being complete and indiscriminate;
the totality of war and its consequences
the all-embracing totality of the state
totality (n.)
the whole amount;
Synonyms: sum / total / aggregate
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