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whole; not divided; entire; full; complete; absolute; as, a total departure from the evidence; a total loss. Total darkness. To undergo myself the total crime. Total abstinence. See Abstinence. Total depravity.

See original sin, under Original.

Synonym: whole; entire; complete. See Whole.

Origin: F, fr. LL. Totalis, fr. L. Tolus all,whole. Cf. Factotum, Surtout, Teetotum.