What does the word entirety mean?

Usage examples for entirety

  1. The truth is that generally when we speak of plurality of causes, of alternative possibilities of causation, we are not thinking of the effect in its individual entirety, but only of some general or abstract aspect of it. – Logic, Inductive and Deductive by William Minto
  2. You will therefore commit to memory various different portions of Milton's Paradise Lost which I shall select, and which must be repeated to me in their entirety without mistake on my return from my own hard- earned holiday. – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
  3. It is too long to give in its entirety, but we have made a few extracts which will describe the treatment the men received in England, where all that was done was open to public inspection, and where no such inhuman monsters as Cunningham were suffered to work their evil will upon their victims. – American Prisoners of the Revolution by Danske Dandridge