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  1. fulnessnoun

    Being full; completeness.

  2. fulnessnoun

    The degree to which a space is full.

  3. fulnessnoun

    (fig.) The degree to which fate has become known.

  4. fulnessnoun

    A measure of the degree to which a muscle has increased in size parallel to the axis of its contraction. A full muscle fills more of the space along the part of the body where it is connected.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Fulnessnoun

    Etymology: from full.

    Your heave-offering shall be reckoned the fulness of the wine-press. Numb. xviii. 27.

    To the houses I wished nothing more than safety, fulness, and freedom. Charles I .

    Your enjoyments are so complete, I turn wishes into gratulations, and congratulating their fulness only wish their continuance. South.

    The king set forwards to London, receiving the acclamations and applauses of the people as he went; which indeed were true and unfeigned, as might well appear in the very demonstrations and fulness of the cry. Francis Bacon, Henry VII.

    He is the half part of a blessed man,
    Left to be finished by such as she;
    And she a fair divided excellence,
    Whose fulness of perfection lies in him. William Shakespeare, K. John.

    I need not instance in the habitual intemperance of rich tables, nor the evil accidents and effects of fulness, pride and lust, wantonness and softness. Jeremy Taylor, Rule of living holy.

    To lapse in fulness
    Is sorer than to lie for need; and falshood
    Is worse in kings than beggars. William Shakespeare, Cymbeline.

    A principal fruit of friendship is the ease and discharge of the fulness of the heart, which passions of all kinds do cause and induce. Francis Bacon, Essay 28.

    There wanted the fulness of a plot, and variety of characters to form it as it ought; and perhaps something might have been added to the beauty of the style. Dryden.

    This sort of pastoral derives almost its whole beauty from a natural ease of thought and smoothness of verse; whereas that of most other kinds consists in the strength and fulness of both. Alexander Pope.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fulness in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fulness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of fulness in a Sentence

  1. Gustave Flaubert, "Madame Bovary", ch. 12:

    ...exaggerated turns of speech conceal mediocre affections: as if the fulness of the soul might not sometimes overflow in the emptiest of metaphors, since no one, ever, can give the exact measurements of his needs, nor of his conceptions, nor of his sufferings, and the human word is like a cracked cauldron upon which we beat out melodies fit for making bears dance when we are trying to move the stars to pity.

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