full·​ness ˈfu̇l-nəs How to pronounce fullness (audio)
variants or less commonly fulness
: the quality or state of being full
in the fullness of time
: at some point : eventually

Examples of fullness in a Sentence

has regained fullness of motor control
Recent Examples on the Web Bangs create the illusion of fullness on the sides (especially above the ear line), which will balance out this narrower face shape. Kaitlyn Yarborough, Southern Living, 30 Nov. 2023 This helps the body produce more insulin and signals a feeling of fullness in the brain.5 Ozempic is taken via a weekly injection. Julia Landwehr, Health, 28 Nov. 2023 Hair botox offers hair an infusion of fullness and shine via blends of smoothing and soothing ingredients. Calin Van Paris, Vogue, 27 Nov. 2023 Gin Basil Smash The botanical fullness of gin makes the spirit an ideal match for vegetables. Jason O'Bryan, Robb Report, 12 Nov. 2023 But Google’s speakers are now right up there with the Galaxy S23 Ultra in fullness and tone. Chris Welch, The Verge, 11 Oct. 2023 Research now shows that the body may respond to a calorie-deficit diet by increasing hunger and reducing feelings of fullness, making weight loss more difficult. Dominique Fluker, Essence, 10 Nov. 2023 This sends a signal of fullness to the brain and has helped overweight patients lose 15 to 20 percent of their body weight. Daniel Gilbert, Washington Post, 2 Nov. 2023 Seating up to three people, the rounded fullness of the frame complements the deep bench seats and the oversize back pillows. Kristina McGuirk, Better Homes & Gardens, 29 Oct. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fullness was in the 14th century

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“Fullness.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fullness. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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