Origin of entirety
Related Wordsgross, completeness, fullness, plenitude, sum, oneness, unity, complex, perfection, totality, aggregate, total, integrity, ensemble, absoluteness, integrality, universality, comprehensiveness, intactness, all
Examples from the Web for entirety
A dam now in place on the Thai side of the line prevents the railway from being reconstructed in its entirety, he explains.Riding Thailand’s WWII Death Railway
December 21, 2014
The idea of banning fraternities has been swirling around for the entirety of 2014.Fraternities in a Post-UVA World
December 12, 2014
Throughout the entirety of Black Prophetic Fire, he seems to use his celebrity to make the amateur error of arguing by authority.Cornel West’s Disappointing Decline
October 23, 2014
The negative for The Big Parade is one of only a few from that era to survive in its entirety.How to Save Silent Movies: Inside New Jersey’s Cinema Paradiso
October 2, 2014
It nearly covered the entirety of my palm and had a Chinese poem carved on one side, with a bull on the other.China’s Blood Ivory Bazaar
June 30, 2014
Reasons why this system cannot now be carried out in its entirety.A Theological-Political Treatise [Part II]
Benedict of Spinoza
This text is a corrected version of the fourth edition of Harrison and Sharp in its entirety.Beowulf
His first duty is to rigidly keep his trust in its entirety.Reflections
Francois Duc De La Rochefoucauld
But reflect:—Can one, in its entirety, be in many places at the same time?
And if not in its entirety, then it is divided; for it cannot be present with all the parts of being, unless divided.
- the state of being entire or whole; completeness
- a thing, sum, amount, etc, that is entire; whole; total
Word Origin and History for entirety
also entierty, mid-14c., enterete, from Anglo-French entiertie, Old French entiereté "totality, entirety; integrity, purity," from Latin integritatem (nominative integritas) "completeness, soundness, integrity," from integer (see integer).