Other forms: fullnesses

Definitions of fullness
  1. noun
    the condition of being filled to capacity
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    the state of containing nothing
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    repletion, satiation, satiety
    the state of being satisfactorily full and unable to take on more
    excess, overabundance, surfeit
    the state of being more than full
    state of having the interior filled with matter
    the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites
    fascioliasis, fasciolosis
    infestation with the liver fluke Fasciola hepatica; liver damage sometimes occurs; related to liver rot
    infestation with the large intestinal fluke Fasciolopsis buski; common in eastern Asia
    Guinea worm, Guinea worm disease, dracunculiasis
    a painful and debilitating infestation contracted by drinking stagnant water contaminated with Guinea worm larvae that can mature inside a human's abdomen until the worm emerges through a painful blister in the person's skin
    an infestation with or a resulting infection caused by the pinworm Enterobius vermicularis; occurs especially in children
    bilharzia, bilharziasis, schistosomiasis
    an infestation with or a resulting infection caused by a parasite of the genus Schistosoma; common in the tropics and Far East; symptoms depend on the part of the body infected
    myositis trichinosa, trichiniasis, trichinosis
    infestation by trichina larvae that are transmitted by eating inadequately cooked meat (especially pork); larvae migrate from the intestinal tract to the muscles where they become encysted
    acariasis, acaridiasis, acariosis
    infestation with itch mites
    infestation of the human intestine with Ascaris roundworms
    (veterinary medicine) infestation with coccidia
    echinococcosis, hydatid disease, hydatidosis
    infestation with larval echinococci (tapeworms)
    infestation of the body with parasitic worms
    infestation of the body by the larvae of flies (usually through a wound or other opening) or any disease resulting from such infestation
    onchocerciasis, river blindness
    infestation with slender threadlike roundworms (filaria) deposited under the skin by the bite of black fleas; when the eyes are involved it can result in blindness; common in Africa and tropical America
    infestation with flukes obtained from eating raw fish; common in eastern Asia
    lousiness, pediculosis
    infestation with lice (Pediculus humanus) resulting in severe itching
    infestation with chiggers
    infestation by a roundworm; common in tropical areas with poor sanitation
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    condition, status
    a state at a particular time
  2. noun
    greatness of volume
    synonyms: voluminosity, voluminousness
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    bigness, largeness
    the property of having a relatively great size
  3. noun
    completeness over a broad scope
    synonyms: comprehensiveness
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    the state of being complete and entire; having everything that is needed
  4. noun
    the property of a sensation that is rich and pleasing
    “the music had a fullness that echoed through the hall”
    synonyms: mellowness, richness
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    a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
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