Totality vs. Totally

Totality vs. Totally — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Totality and Totally

Totalitynoun

The quality or state of being total

appalled by the totality of the destruction.

Totallyadverb

Entirely; wholly; completely.

Totalitynoun

An aggregate amount; a sum.

Totallyadverb

Entirely; completely.

They've totally demolished the bank on Main Street.

Totalitynoun

The phase of an eclipse when it is total.

Totallyadverb

Very; extremely.

That was totally wicked!

Totalitynoun

The state of being total.

Totallyadverb

Definitely; for sure.

That was totally not what happened.

Totalitynoun

An aggregate quantity obtained by addition.

Totallyadverb

to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly');

he was wholly convincedentirely satisfied with the mealit was completely different from what we expectedwas completely at faulta totally new situationthe directions were all wrongit was not altogether her faultan altogether new approacha whole new idea

Totalitynoun

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

Totalitynoun

the state of being total;

appalled by the totality of the destruction

Totalitynoun

the quality of being complete and indiscriminate;

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

Totalitynoun

the whole amount