full·​ness | \ ˈfu̇l-nəs How to pronounce fullness (audio) \
variants: or less commonly fulness

Definition of fullness

: the quality or state of being full
in the fullness of time
: at some point : eventually

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Examples of fullness in a Sentence

has regained fullness of motor control
Recent Examples on the Web This performance showcases spoken word artists, accompanied by artists from a variety of art forms, to center and celebrate Black women, girl and femmehood in its fullness. cleveland, 10 June 2021 Meniere's disease is essentially a combination of symptoms that include aural fullness, tinnitus and debilitating vertigo. Darrah Brustein, Forbes, 21 May 2021 That is an honorable role, and she may well be vindicated in the fullness of time. Rich Lowry, National Review, 21 May 2021 Eliot depicted, in all its fullness and complexity, an entire provincial social order, discernible as such. Win Mccormack, The New Republic, 13 May 2021 The Transcendentalist Margaret Fuller, always battling to live in fullness as a woman, shuttles in and out of the text. James Parker, The Atlantic, 3 May 2021 As for the bag or canister, be aware of the line indicating the optimal fullness level. Washington Post, 20 Apr. 2021 That's why Koshy wanted to create a brow product for the clean beauty line, One of One by C'est Moi, that defines, shapes and adds fullness to your eyebrows. Jessica Radloff, Glamour, 28 Apr. 2021 Satiety, the feeling of fullness that persists after eating, is another boon for weight control—and oatmeal can have a positive effect on the feeling, according to a small study published in the journal Appetite. Cynthia Sass, Rd, Health.com, 20 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of fullness

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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14 Jun 2021

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“Fullness.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fullness. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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