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oneness

[wuhn-nis] /ˈwʌn nɪs/
noun
1.
the quality of being one; singleness.
3.
sameness; identity.
4.
unity of thought, feeling, belief, aim, etc.; agreement; concord.
5.
a strong feeling of closeness or affinity; union:
He feels a oneness with God.
Origin
900
before 900; Middle English onnesse; Old English ānnes; see one, -ness
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  • They tell us that the only road to joy is having a sense of oneness with others and acting out of that sense at all times.
  • All different types of people there with a spirit of oneness.
  • He was a chemist who valued a drug as a way to understand people s oneness with nature.
  • We are merely dropping our coarse bodies to rejoin the universal oneness.
  • The bluff oneness of rider and steed is indeed striking.
  • And that was an overwhelming sense of oneness, of connectedness.
  • In the land of perfect oneness, asymmetries are afoot.
  • Thanks to either window grime or smog, city days all take on a gray oneness.
  • The continents began to drift apart from their primordial oneness.
  • The success of an omnivore is measured in oneness with the present.
British Dictionary definitions for oneness

oneness

/ˈwʌnnɪs/
noun
1.
the state or quality of being one; singleness
2.
the state of being united; agreement
3.
uniqueness
4.
sameness
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Word Origin and History for oneness
n.

1590s, from one + -ness. A re-formation of Middle English onnesse, which vanished by 13c.

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