Entireness En*tire"ness, n. 1. The state or condition of being entire; completeness; fullness; totality; as, the entireness of an arch or a bridge. [1913 Webster]

This same entireness or completeness. --Trench. [1913 Webster]

2. Integrity; wholeness of heart; honesty. [R.] [1913 Webster]

Entireness in preaching the gospel. --Udall. [1913 Webster]

3. Oneness; unity; -- applied to a condition of intimacy or close association. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

True Christian love may be separated from acquaintance, and acquaintance from entireness. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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