noun, sometimes capitalized all·ness \ˈȯlnə̇s\

Definition of allness



  1. :  the quality or state of being complete or universal to learn it not in a specialized way but … in its relation to the allness of things — D. C. Peattie he seemed at the center of the vast allness — Irwin Edman :  totality, completeness, universality

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Circa 1652

First Known Use of allness

circa 1652

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to criticize severely

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