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.

Synonyms: Whole; entire; complete. See Whole.

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

(01 Mar 1998)