oneness


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one·ness

 (wŭn′nĭs)
n.
1. The quality or state of being one; singleness or wholeness.
2. Singularity; uniqueness.
3. A state or condition of perfect harmony or accord: "He intuited global truths. He thrilled at his oneness with humanity" (Sally Jacobs).
4. Sameness of character: the disagreeable oneness of roadside landscapes.
5. Unison; agreement: oneness of mind and purpose.

oneness

(ˈwʌnnɪs)
n
1. the state or quality of being one; singleness
2. the state of being united; agreement
3. uniqueness
4. sameness

one•ness

(ˈwʌn nɪs)

n.
1. the quality of being one; singleness.
2. sameness; identity.
3. unity of thought, feeling, aim, etc.; harmony; concord.
4. uniqueness.
[before 900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oneness - the quality of being united into oneoneness - the quality of being united into one
identicalness, indistinguishability, identity - exact sameness; "they shared an identity of interests"

oneness

noun
1. The condition of being one:
2. The quality or condition of being unique:
3. The state of being entirely whole:
4. The quality or condition of being exactly the same as something else:
5. An identity or coincidence of interests, purposes, or sympathies among the members of a group:
Translations

oneness

[ˈwʌnnɪs] N (= unity) → unidad f; (= identity) → identidad f

oneness

nEinheit f; (of personality, thought)Geschlossenheit f; (= concord: with nature, fellow men) → Einklang m
References in classic literature ?
To become sensible of oneness with the Divine heart before any sense of separation has been felt, this is surely the most beautiful way for the child to find God.
There is a thread of sympathy and oneness that connects a public speaker with his audience, that is just as strong as though it was something tangible and visible.
The unities, sir,' he said, 'are a completeness--a kind of universal dovetailedness with regard to place and time--a sort of a general oneness, if I may be allowed to use so strong an expression.
For as the one ship that held them all; though it was put together of all contrasting things --oak, and maple, and pine wood; iron, and pitch, and hemp --yet all these ran into each other in the one concrete hull, which shot on its way, both balanced and directed by the long central keel; even so, all the individualities of the crew, this man's valor, that man's fear; guilt and guiltiness, all varieties were welded into oneness, and were all directed to that fatal goal which Ahab their one lord and keel did point to.
India is a land of diverse religions, languages, castes and creed dwelling in different parts of the country where there is always feeling of oneness existing among all in her different parts.
Other research varied group membership to vary oneness, and found that it did not mediate the relationship between empathy and helping in a scenario participants believed to be real (Batson, Sager, et al.
Summary: Vidisha (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Jan 12 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has appealed people to spread love and oneness through Ekatm Yatra.
We all know that all the prophets called for the oneness of Almighty Allah.
Patriotism is not about in numbers, but in a sense of oneness.
He said that Baha'ullh's message is of peace and the Baha'i faith teaches the oneness of God, the unity of Humanity and the essential harmony of religions.
Ron Precht, a member of the Bahais of Arlington Heights, said what attracted him to the religion years ago was its emphasis on the oneness of humanity.
Second, like Etty, I must face my willingness to construct walls around my comforting image of "sacred space," my letting into the sacred space only the imprisoned, the suffering, while excluding the "other," the perpetrators of the violence--the enemy Etty struggles with God's command to love all in a much more difficult situational barrier to oneness.