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oneness

Definition:

the quality of being united into one

Class:

attribute noun (attributes of people and objects)

Related to:

one

Plural:

onenesses

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

unity

Etymology:

Middle English *onnes, from Old English ānnes ("oneness, unity, agreement,...
(Source: Wiktionary)  [more]

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

oneness | singleness [synonym, sense-specific] | agreement [synonym, sense-specific] | sameness [synonym, sense-specific] | uniqueness [synonym, sense-specific]

the state or quality of being one; singleness | the state of being united; agreement | uniqueness | sameness (16 of 371 words, 4 definitions, 8 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/oneness

Wikipedia:

Oneness [disambiguation]

may refer to: Divine simplicity, the belief that God is without parts | Oneness (Carlos Santana album), a 1979 rock album | Oneness (mathematics), a mathematical concept | Oneness (metaphysics), a concept in philosophy | Oneness (mysticism), union with... (35 of 126 words, 11 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Oneness

Oxford Dictionary:

oneness

the fact or state of being unified or whole, though comprised of two or more parts | the state of being in harmony with someone or something | the ... (27 of 79 words, 3 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/oneness

American Heritage Dictionary:

oneness

The quality or state of being one; singleness or wholeness. | Singularity; uniqueness. | A state or condition of perfect harmony or accord | Sameness ... (22 of 53 words, 5 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/oneness

Merriam-Webster:

oneness | singleness [synonym] | wholeness [synonym] | sameness [synonym] | unity [synonym] | integrity [synonym] | harmony [synonym] | identity [synonym] | union [synonym]

the quality or state or fact of being one: as ; "singleness" ; "integrity", "wholeness" ; "harmony" ; "sameness", "identity" ; "unity", "union" (23 of 51 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/oneness

Random House Dictionary:

oneness | uniqueness [synonym, sense-specific]

the quality of being one; singleness. | uniqueness | sameness; identity. | unity of thought, feeling, belief, aim, etc.; agreement; concord. | a ... (19 of 42 words, 5 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/oneness

Wiktionary:

oneness | onenesses [plural] | unity [synonym, sense-specific]

[uncountable] State of being one or undivided; unity. | [countable] The product of being one or undivided. (16 of 17 words, 2 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/oneness

New World Dictionary:

oneness

singleness; unity | unity of mind, feeling, or purpose | sameness; identity (10 of 12 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/oneness

Macmillan British Dictionary:

unity [uncountable]

a situation in which people, groups, or countries join together or agree about something | the state of being complete and having all the separate ... (24 of 74 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/unity

Cambridge Dictionary:

unity

the state of being joined together or in agreement (9 of 24 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/unity

Britannica Encyclopedia:

unities [dramatic literature]

in drama, the three principles derived by French classicists from Aristotle's Poetics; they require a play to have a single action represented as ... (23 of 291 words)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/617949​/unities

Columbia Encyclopedia:

identity

in philosophy, problem of distinguishing sameness from change, or unity from diversity; primarily examined in connection with personal identity, ... (19 of 131 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/society​/A​0824902​.html

Encarta Dictionary:

oneness

the quality of being one as opposed to many | the quality of being unique | the condition of being united or agreed | the quality of being the same or ... (28 of 45 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861634950​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Wiktionary:

oneness

Origin: Middle English *onnes, from Old English ānnes ("oneness, unity, agreement, covenant, solitude"), equivalent to one + -ness.

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/oneness

Online Etymology:

oneness

First use: 1590s

Origin: "one" + "-ness". A re-formation of Middle English onnesse, which vanished by 13th century

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=oneness

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

oneness

Audio: British English pronunciation of "oneness"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/oneness

the Free Dictionary:

oneness

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "oneness"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "oneness"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "oneness" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/oneness

Google Dictionary:

oneness

Audio: English pronunciation of "oneness"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=oneness

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

oneness

Audio: North American pronunciation of "oneness"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=onenes​01 word=oneness

YourDictionary Audio:

oneness

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "oneness" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/oneness

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