or ful·ness

[ fool-nis ]
See synonyms for fullness on Thesaurus.com
  1. the quality or state of being filled completely or to utmost capacity: The fullness of our fruit baskets speaks of a magnificent harvest.

  2. the quality or state of being filled or rounded out, as in form or shape: garments designed for a fullness of figure.

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. (especially in wine, beer, or coffee) richness of body and flavor:Our merlot is prized for its color and fullness.

Origin of fullness

First recorded before 1000; Middle English fulnesse, Old English fullnis, fillnis; see full1, -ness

Words Nearby fullness

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use fullness in a sentence