Definition of oneness in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwʌnnəs/


[mass noun]
1The fact or state of being unified or whole, though comprised of two or more parts: the oneness of all suffering people
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  • For North - for Maga - union extends beyond the British isles to the empire as a whole: ‘the conception of the greatness and oneness of the Empire’.
  • It would be a sad day when we all dropped our cultural identities in favour of some kind of fused oneness.
  • The universality of which I feel confident, however, is the essential oneness that underlies the diversity of life forms, and the equality and inherent worth of all dimensions of infinity.
1.1The state of being in harmony with someone or something: a strong sense of oneness is felt with all things
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  • It is, I believe, vital that the human race develop a sense of oneness to usher in an era of harmony and peace.
  • Singing in choirs can also bring a sense of peace and oneness.
  • Under that plump moon and the glowering gaze of the Matterhorn, we understood why the Swiss feel an almost mystical sense of oneness with the pile of rock.
2The fact or state of being one in number: holding to the oneness of God the Father as the only God
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  • The first and most important is the belief in the absolute oneness of God, the unitary nature of the divinity that allows for no pantheon of saints, demigods or divine consorts and children.
  • If a prophet advocated belief in God's oneness and used a different name of God, that would be confusing to the addressees.
  • As Anglicans, as Christians, we are called to live beyond ourselves trusting that God will use us to effect God's restoration to unity, God's redemption of creation to wholeness and oneness in Christ.

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