wholeness


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whole

 (hōl)
adj.
1.
a. Containing all components; complete: the whole series of novels.
b. Not divided or disjoined; in one unit: a whole loaf.
c. Constituting the full amount, extent, or duration: The baby cried the whole trip home.
2.
a. Not wounded, injured, or impaired; sound or unhurt: Many escaped the fire frightened but whole.
b. Having been restored; healed: After the treatment he felt whole.
3. Having the same parents: a whole sister.
n.
1. A number, group, set, or thing lacking no part or element; a complete thing.
2. An entity or system made up of interrelated parts: The value of the whole was greater than the sum of its parts.
adv. Informal
Entirely; wholly: a whole new idea.
Idioms:
as a whole
All parts or aspects considered; altogether: disliked the acting but enjoyed the play as a whole.
on the whole
1. Considering everything: on the whole, a happy marriage.
2. In most instances or cases; as a rule: can expect sunny weather, on the whole.

[Middle English hole, unharmed, from Old English hāl; see kailo- in Indo-European roots.]

whole′ness n.
Synonyms: whole, all, entire, gross, total
These adjectives mean including every constituent or individual: a whole town devastated by an earthquake; all the class going on a field trip; entire shipments lost by the distributor; gross income; the total cost of the project.
Antonym: partial
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wholeness - an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wantingwholeness - an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting; "the integrity of the nervous system is required for normal development"; "he took measures to insure the territorial unity of Croatia"
state - the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
completeness - the state of being complete and entire; having everything that is needed
incompleteness, rawness - the state of being crude and incomplete and imperfect; "the study was criticized for incompleteness of data but it stimulated further research"; "the rawness of his diary made it unpublishable"
2.wholeness - a state of robust good health
good health, healthiness - the state of being vigorous and free from bodily or mental disease

wholeness

noun
1. The state of being entirely whole:
2. The condition of being free from defects or flaws:
3. The condition of being physically and mentally sound:
Translations
كَمال الشَّيء، كُلِّيَّة الشَّيء
helhed
heild
bütünlüktümlük

wholeness

[ˈhəʊlnɪs] N (gen) → totalidad f, integridad f; [of mind, body] → integridad f

wholeness

[ˈhəʊlnəs] nunité fwhole note n (US)ronde fwhole number nnombre m entier

wholeness

nGesamtheit f, → Ganzheit f

whole

(həul) adjective
1. including everything and/or everyone; complete. The whole staff collected the money for your present; a whole pineapple.
2. not broken; in one piece. She swallowed the biscuit whole.
noun
1. a single unit. The different parts were joined to form a whole.
2. the entire thing. We spent the whole of one week sunbathing on the beach.
ˈwholeness noun
ˈwholly adverb
completely or altogether. I am not wholly certain yet.
ˌwholeˈhearted adjective
sincere and enthusiastic. wholehearted support.
ˈwholemeal noun
flour made from the entire wheat grain or seed. wholemeal flour/bread.
on the whole
taking everything into consideration. Our trip was successful on the whole.
References in classic literature ?
The presence of a noble nature, generous in its wishes, ardent in its charity, changes the lights for us: we begin to see things again in their larger, quieter masses, and to believe that we too can be seen and judged in the wholeness of our character.
It may be an outrage against his wholeness, just as the lopping-off of a leg would be.
I am arrived at last in the presence of a man so real and equal that I may drop even those undermost garments of dissimulation, courtesy, and second thought, which men never put off, and may deal with him with the simplicity and wholeness with which one chemical atom meets another.
But for purposes of analysis, and setting the wholeness of aesthetic impression aside for a moment, we can intellectually so separate them.
Legaspi, these poems exude a feeling of incipient wholeness that finds its genesis in the gentle estuary where familial and romantic love speak to each other.
Trauma Survival--Finding Redemption, Recovery, and Wholeness Barbara Harken has chosen the platform of a psychological novel to relate her story of surviving childhood trauma, a story of abuse, rejection, and healing.
Synopsis: This earth life is a wild, mysterious and equally complex existence in which we are born whole, and due to societal exposure, devolve in spirals of fragmentation and isolation; only to be left yearning for wholeness and connection yet again.
And the vessels containing the light of the world, the wholeness of the world, broke.
INTRODUCTION: DEEP FIT BETWEEN CORE WHOLENESS AND THE DIVERSITY IN THE WORLD, AND BETWEEN INNER- AND OUTER-EXPERIENCE
Wholeness in Hope Care: On Nurtering the Beauty of the Human Soul in Spiritual Health
Inside the Miracle: Enduring Suffering, Approaching Wholeness, much of which is drawn from Nepo's personal journal entries during and after his illness, touches on relationships and meditation, art and nature; it is about trying to find connections in the world.
Re(claiming) Subjectivity and Transforming the Politics of Silence through the Search for Wholeness in Push by Sapphire