[syn: sum, total, totality, aggregate]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Totality \To*tal"i*ty\, n. [Cf. F. totalite, LL. totalitas.]
1. The quality or state of being total; as, the totality of
2. The whole sum; the whole quantity or amount; the entirety;
as, the totality of human knowledge. --Buckle.
The totality of a sentence or passage. --Coleridge.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the state of being total and complete; "he read the article
in its entirety"; "appalled by the totality of the
destruction" [syn: entirety, entireness, integrality,
2: the quality of being complete and indiscriminate; "the
totality of war and its consequences"; "the all-embracing
totality of the state"
3: the whole amount [syn: sum, total, totality,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
75 Moby Thesaurus words for "totality":
Copernican universe, Einsteinian universe, Newtonian universe,
Ptolemaic universe, aggregate, all, all being, all creation,
all hands, all the world, allness, alpha and omega,
be-all and end-all, beginning and end, collectivity, completeness,
complex, comprehensiveness, cosmos, created nature,
created universe, creation, embodiment, entireness, entirety,
every man Jack, everybody, everyone, everything that is,
exhaustiveness, expanding universe, form, fullness, holism,
inclusiveness, intactness, integer, integrality, integration,
integrity, macrocosm, macrocosmos, megacosm, metagalaxy, nature,
omneity, omnipresence, one and all, oneness, organic unity,
pervasiveness, plenum, pulsating universe, sidereal universe,
solidarity, solidity, steady-state universe, sum of things,
sum total, system, thoroughness, total, total approach,
totality of being, tout le monde, ubiquity, unity, universality,
universe, whole, whole wide world, wholeness, wide world, world,
world without end
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):
TOTALITY. The whole sum or quantity.
2. In making a tender, it is requisite that the totality of the sum due
should be offered, together with the interest and costs. Vide Tender.