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American English: /ˈfʊlnəs/
British English: /ˈfʊlnəs/

Translation of fullness in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (being filled, crowded)
    lo lleno
    Example sentences
    • Therefore, children with an earache or a sense of fullness in the ear, especially when combined with fever, should be evaluated by their doctors if they aren't improving.
    • The most common presenting complaints are shortness of breath, cough, chest pain, and a sense of fullness within the chest.
    • Occlusion of the eustachian tube produces a sense of fullness in the affected ear and a mild conductive hearing loss, which may be increased if there is fluid in the middle ear.
    1.2 (repletion)
    Example sentences
    • Symptoms such as anorexia, nausea, vomiting, postprandial fullness, and diarrhea, all presumably secondary to gastric dysfunction, may be responsible.
    • Symptoms of intolerance are almost exclusively restricted to GI discomfort - diarrhea, excessive fullness, and nausea.
    • The ride home was noticeably slower, due to fullness, fatigue, and a strong headwind.
  • 2 (completeness)
    lo completo
    in the fullness of time
    con el tiempo
    all will be revealed in the fullness of time
    ya llegará el momento en que se revele todo
    todo se revelará con el tiempo
    Example sentences
    • Counsel for the respondent challenged the honesty and fullness of the account given by Ms Peters for the delay.
    • This is the most painful state, because the essential drive of every person is the drive for fullness and completion.
    • Sara reveled in the completeness, the fullness she felt.
  • 3 3.1 (of figure, face)
    lo regordete
    lo llenito [colloquial]
    3.2 (of garment)
    lo amplio
    Example sentences
    • A pear shaped face can be balanced with fullness at the crown and the around the temples.
    • She added the curly-textured hairpiece for fullness and easy maintenance.
    • If your hair is naturally thin or fine use a great volume enhancing shampoo to add fullness.
    Example sentences
    • Of course, you'd need to use athletic socks for that, to properly convey the fullness women acquire when they're with child.
    • The hayrick steadily rose to its conical fullness.
    • She could almost taste the fullness of his lips…

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