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full·ness / ˈfoŏlnəs/ (also ful·ness) • n. 1. the state of being filled to capacity: scores of cans in different states of fullness. ∎  the state of having eaten enough or more than enough and feeling full: the feeling of fullness you acquire from eating brown rice. ∎  the state of being complete or whole: the honesty and fullness of the information they provide. ∎  (in or alluding to biblical use) all that is contained in the world: God's green earth in all its fullness is for the people. 2. (of a person's body or part of it) the state of being filled out so as to produce a rounded shape: the childish fullness of his cheeks. ∎  (of a garment or the hair) the condition of having been cut or designed to give a full shape. ∎  richness or intensity of flavor, sound, or color: the coffee is of a luxurious fullness. PHRASES: the fullness of one's (or the) heart poetic/lit. overwhelming emotion. in the fullness of time after a due length of time has elapsed; eventually: he'll tell us in the fullness of time.

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