the quality or state of being filled completely or to utmost capacity: The fullness of our fruit baskets speaks of a magnificent harvest.
the quality or state of being filled or rounded out, as in form or shape: garments designed for a fullness of figure.
the state of having eaten enough, especially more than enough: I doubt you can get this sense of fullness from a diet of just salad.
the quality or condition of having ample width or folds of fabric: The fullness of the girls’ skirts helps us to approximate the date of the photo.
Music. the quality of possessing a richness or intensity of sound: the fullness of the strings; a subtle lack of fullness in the opening passage.
(especially in wine, beer, or coffee) richness of body and flavor:Our merlot is prized for its color and fullness.
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How to use fullness in a sentence
The mainstream entertainment industry isn’t committed to showing “otherness” in its true fullness, messiness and realness yet.First Mrs. Maisel, Now Joan Rivers. Why Hollywood's Jewish Women Are Rarely Played by Jewish Actors | Sarah Seltzer | September 24, 2021 | Time
I’ve already gushed about the fullness of the sound, so here are the specs behind the effect.JBL Live Free NC+ TWS earbuds review: Made for active listening | Tony Ware | August 24, 2021 | Popular-Science
Those societies will settle new stars, and in the fullness of cosmological time, they’ll hop from system to system until they’ve settled the whole galaxy.Fermi Paradox: Here’s What an Alien Civilization Settling the Galaxy Looks Like | Jason Dorrier | June 27, 2021 | Singularity Hub
So, as their mortal course finds its natural end, whether or not the fullness of their work is done, we must remember them.
Hope that we would each, whatever our race, one day be able to be known in the fullness of who we are.Jeremy Lin: Despite Fear and Anger After the Atlanta Shootings, There Is Hope | Jeremy Lin with Patricia Sun | March 22, 2021 | Time
And equal to Bunning in decency, honesty, fullness of thought, and forwardly straight talk was Rick Robinson.
Trippy, echoing sound effects give “A Brain In A Bottle” a sense of fullness and dimension—as they do for “Guess Again!”Newest Album From Radiohead’s Thom Yorke Is No Online Afterthought | Noel Murray | September 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In the fullness of time it is possible to see beyond the fleeting moments of a life to a more balanced and complete picture.Three Dicks: Cheney, Nixon, Richard III and the Art of Reputation Rehab | Clive Irving | July 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He has “no idea” if the fullness of the memory will ever materialize.Exclusive: ‘X-Men’ Sex Abuse Lawyer Says He Was Assaulted, Too | Tim Teeman | May 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Real horror ought to inform our policy debates at least as much in the fullness of time.
The differences in the three great makers seems to be now decided to consist in fullness of tone and quantity of power.Violins and Violin Makers | Joseph Pearce
What we have to look for in a violin is that roundness and fullness of quality which are combined in the term sweetness.Violins and Violin Makers | Joseph Pearce
Also, I did manage, in the fullness of time, to deliver La Pere's ten thousand dollars without further gun-play.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
And the fullness, the depth of those incredible chords actually set my blood tingling.The Holes and John Smith | Edward W. Ludwig
We employed some hours in going over it, and I shall therefore describe it with some fullness.