fullness

fullness
fullness [n] abundance, breadth adequateness, ampleness, amplitude, broadness, completeness, completion, comprehensiveness, congestion, copiousness, curvaceousness, dilation, distension, enlargement, entirety, extensiveness, fill, glut, plenitude, plenty, plenum, profusion, repletion, roundness, satiation, satiety, saturation, scope, sufficiency, surfeit, swelling, totality, tumescence, vastness, voluptuousness, wealth, wholeness, wideness; concepts 635,730 —Ant. emptiness, incompleteness, need, void, want

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  • fullness — (also fulness) ► NOUN 1) the state of being full. 2) richness or abundance. ● in the fullness of time Cf. ↑in the fullness of time …   English terms dictionary

  • Fullness — Full ness, n. The state of being full, or of abounding; abundance; completeness. [Written also {fulness}.] [1913 Webster] In thy presence is fullness of joy. Ps. xvi. 11. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fullness — [fool′nis] n. 〚ME fulnesse〛 the quality or state of being full * * * See full1. * * * …   Universalium

  • fullness — index capacity (maximum), corpus, entirety, finality, mass (weight), maximum (amplitude) …   Law dictionary

  • fullness — early 14c., from FULL (Cf. full) (adj.) + NESS (Cf. ness). Apparently not a survival of O.E. fulnes …   Etymology dictionary

  • fullness — is spelt with two ls, but the form fulness occurs in 19c and earlier printed works …   Modern English usage

  • fullness — [fool′nis] n. [ME fulnesse] the quality or state of being full …   English World dictionary

  • fullness — ful|lness [ˈfulnıs] n [U] 1.) in the fullness of time formal after a period of time, when a situation has developed = in due course ▪ I m sure he ll tell us what s bothering him in the fullness of time. 2.) the quality of being large and round in …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fullness — noun 1) the fullness of the information they provide Syn: comprehensiveness, completeness, thoroughness, exhaustiveness, all inclusiveness 2) the fullness of her body Syn: plumpness, roundedness, roundness, shapeliness, curvaceousness …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • fullness — also fulness BrE noun (U) 1 in the fullness of time when the right time comes; eventually: I m sure he ll tell us what s bothering him in the fullness of time. 2 satisfaction: the human search for fullness in life 3 the condition of being full …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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