entirety vs totality what difference

what is difference between entirety and totality

English

Alternative forms

  • intirety (archaic)

Etymology

From Middle English enterete, from Old French entiereté, from Latin integritās, from integer (complete, whole). Doublet of integrity.

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ɪnˈtaɪ.ə.ɹɪ.ti/, /ɛn-/
  • (UK, General New Zealand, General Australian) IPA(key): /ɪnˈtaɪ.ə.ɹɪti/, /-ˈtaɪ.ə.ti/, /-ˈtʌɪɹəti/, /ɛn-/

Noun

entirety (countable and uncountable, plural entireties)

  1. The whole; the complete or amount.
    Due to the early rainout, the game will be replayed in its entirety on Friday.

Synonyms

  • totality, whole; see also Thesaurus:entirety

Related terms

  • entire

Translations

Anagrams

  • entierty, eternity, tenerity


English

Etymology

From total +‎ -ity.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /toʊˈtælɨti/
  • Rhymes: -ælɪti

Noun

totality (countable and uncountable, plural totalities)

  1. The state of being total.
  2. An aggregate quantity obtained by addition.
  3. (astronomy) The phase of an eclipse when it is total.

Synonyms

  • (state of being total): entirety, totalness; see also Thesaurus:entirety

Translations

Anagrams

  • Tolyatti

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