Totality vs. Total

Totality vs. Total — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Totality and Total

Totalitynoun

The quality or state of being total

appalled by the totality of the destruction.

Totalnoun

An amount obtained by addition; a sum.

Totalitynoun

An aggregate amount; a sum.

Totalnoun

The whole amount of something; the entirety

The storm damaged the total of the housing units.

Totalitynoun

The phase of an eclipse when it is total.

Totaladjective

Of, relating to, or constituting the whole amount; entire

the total population of the city.

Totalitynoun

The state of being total.

Totaladjective

Complete; utter; absolute

total concentration.a total effort.a total fool.

Totalitynoun

An aggregate quantity obtained by addition.

Totalverb

To determine the total of; add up

They totaled the applications at 600.

Totalitynoun

(astronomy) The phase of an eclipse when it is total.

Totalverb

To equal a total of; amount to

The week's receipts totaled more than $90,000.

Totalitynoun

the state of being total;

appalled by the totality of the destruction

Totalverb

To wreck completely; demolish

The driver survived the crash but totaled the car.

Totalitynoun

the quality of being complete and indiscriminate;

the totality of war and its consequencesthe all-embracing totality of the state

Totalverb

To add up; amount

It totals to $25.

Totalitynoun

the whole amount

Totalnoun

An amount obtained by the addition of smaller amounts.

A total of £145 was raised by the bring-and-buy stall.

Totalnoun

Sum.

The total of 4, 5 and 6 is 15.

Totaladjective

Entire; relating to the whole of something.

The total book is rubbish from start to finish.The total number of votes cast is 3,270.

Totaladjective

(used as an intensifier) Complete; absolute.

He is a total failure.

Totalverb

(transitive) To add up; to calculate the sum of.

When we totalled the takings, we always got a different figure.

Totalverb

To equal a total of; to amount to.

That totals seven times so far.

Totalverb

to demolish; to wreck completely. (from total loss)

Honey, I’m OK, but I’ve totaled the car.

Totalverb

(intransitive) To amount to; to add up to.

It totals nearly a pound.

Totalnoun

the whole amount

Totalnoun

a quantity obtained by addition

Totalverb

add up in number or quantity;

The bills amounted to $2,000The bill came to $2,000

Totalverb

determine the sum of;

Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town

Totaladjective

constituting the full quantity or extent; complete;

an entire town devastated by an earthquakegave full attentiona total failure

Totaladjective

including everything;

the overall costthe total amount owed

Totaladjective

without conditions or limitations;

a total ban

Totaladjective

complete in extent or degree and in every particular;

a full gamea total eclipsea total disaster