n.1.The quality or state of being total; entireness; totality.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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A: You need a visual image which can cope with the totalness of the scale, which of course is almost not possible.
Any biracial individual inevitably strives for totalness, for a sense of wholeness that is more than the sum of their heritage parts.
Throughout this passage, the atmosphere and the rhythm of the development seem to me close to those of an initiation: the requirement to go all the way and the feeling - the intuition - of both an impossible and an ineluctable accession, the marvels and the obstacles, the awe and solemnity, the disappearance of constraints and the tension, the implied totalness and the aggravated solitude, the void within, with, at the end, the illuminating experience, like a mirage before becoming vertiginousness itself.