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FULLNESS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fullness mean? 

FULLNESS (noun)
  The noun FULLNESS has 4 senses:

1. completeness over a broad scope
2. the property of a sensation that is rich and pleasing
3. the condition of being filled to capacity
4. greatness of volume

  Familiarity information: FULLNESS used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


FULLNESS (noun)


Sense 1fullness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Completeness over a broad scope

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

comprehensiveness; fullness

Hypernyms ("fullness" is a kind of...):

completeness (the state of being complete and entire; having everything that is needed)

Attribute:

comprehensive (including all or everything)


Sense 2fullness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The property of a sensation that is rich and pleasing

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

fullness; mellowness; richness

Context examples:

the music had a fullness that echoed through the hall / the cheap wine had no body, no mellowness / he was well aware of the richness of his own appearance

Hypernyms ("fullness" is a kind of...):

property (a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class)


Sense 3fullness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The condition of being filled to capacity

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("fullness" is a kind of...):

condition; status (a state at a particular time)

Attribute:

full (containing as much or as many as is possible or normal)

empty (holding or containing nothing)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "fullness"):

repletion; satiation; satiety (the state of being satisfactorily full and unable to take on more)

excess; overabundance; surfeit (the state of being more than full)

solidity (state of having the interior filled with matter)

infestation (the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites)

Antonym:

emptiness (the state of containing nothing)


Sense 4fullness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Greatness of volume

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

voluminosity; voluminousness; fullness

Hypernyms ("fullness" is a kind of...):

bigness; largeness (the property of having a relatively great size)


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