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full1 (fʊl)
 
adj (foll by of)
1.  holding or containing as much as possible; filled to capacity or near capacity
2.  abundant in supply, quantity, number, etc: full of energy
3.  having consumed enough food or drink
4.  (esp of the face or figure) rounded or plump; not thin
5.  (prenominal) with no part lacking; complete: a full dozen
6.  (prenominal) with all privileges, rights, etc; not restricted: a full member
7.  (prenominal) of, relating to, or designating a relationship established by descent from the same parents: full brother
8.  filled with emotion or sentiment: a full heart
9.  occupied or engrossed (with): full of his own projects
10.  music
 a.  powerful or rich in volume and sound
 b.  completing a piece or section; concluding: a full close
11.  (of a garment, esp a skirt) containing a large amount of fabric; of ample cut
12.  (of sails, etc) distended by wind
13.  (of wine, such as a burgundy) having a heavy body
14.  (of a colour) containing a large quantity of pure hue as opposed to white or grey; rich; saturated
15.  informal drunk
16.  nautical full and by another term for close-hauled
17.  full of oneself full of pride or conceit; egoistic
18.  full up filled to capacity: the cinema was full up
19.  in full cry (esp of a pack of hounds) in hot pursuit of quarry
20.  in full swing at the height of activity: the party was in full swing
 
adv
21.  a.  completely; entirely
 b.  (in combination): full-grown; full-fledged
22.  exactly; directly; right: he hit him full in the stomach
23.  very; extremely (esp in the phrase full well)
24.  full out with maximum effort or speed
 
n
25.  the greatest degree, extent, etc
26.  (Brit) a ridge of sand or shingle along a seashore
27.  in full without omitting, decreasing, or shortening: we paid in full for our mistake
28.  to the full to the greatest extent; thoroughly; fully
 
vb
29.  (tr) needlework to gather or tuck
30.  (intr) (of the moon) to be fully illuminated
 
[Old English; related to Old Norse fullr, Old High German foll, Latin plēnus, Greek plērēs; see fill]
 
'fullness1
 
n
 
'fulness1
 
n

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Fulness definition


(1.) Of time (Gal. 4:4), the time appointed by God, and foretold by the prophets, when Messiah should appear. (2.) Of Christ (John 1:16), the superabundance of grace with which he was filled. (3.) Of the Godhead bodily dwelling in Christ (Col. 2:9), i.e., the whole nature and attributes of God are in Christ. (4.) Eph. 1:23, the church as the fulness of Christ, i.e., the church makes Christ a complete and perfect head.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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Example sentences
These investigators found that perceived help fulness of partner behaviors was related to cessation and maintenance.
The good housemother, too, finds a large field for her already active help fulness.
Added to the use fulness of the lingerie clasp is the charm of the scent carrier.
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