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totality

[ toh-tal-i-tee ]
/ toʊˈtæl ɪ ti /
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noun, plural to·tal·i·ties.

something that is total or constitutes a total; the total amount; a whole.
the state of being total; entirety.
Astronomy. total obscuration in an eclipse.

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Origin of totality

First recorded in 1590–1600; total + -ity
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British Dictionary definitions for totality

totality
/ (təʊˈtælɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

the whole amount
the state of being total
the state or period of an eclipse when light from the eclipsed body is totally obscured
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