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Definition of the adjective all-embracing

What does all-embracing mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. broad in scope or content

Alternative definition of the adjective all-embracing


  1. having a broad scope so as to have universal application

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Google previewA New Universal Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1847)

Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)

all-dimming ; all-discovering ; all-disgraced ; als-dispensing: all-divine; all- divining ; all-dreaded: all-drowsy ; all-eloquent ; all-embracing ; all-ending: all- enlightening ; all-enraged ; all-Haining ; all-forgiving ; all-good; all-guiding ; all- healing ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

full, gross, group, quite, solely, sum, thoroughly, total, totality, whole, wholly all around: everywhere, omnipresent, uhiquirous, under-the-sun all at one time: holus-bolus all-embracing: catholic all-embracing view: panoptic all- encompassing ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Human Rights (2003)

by David Robertson

the all-embracing Declaration on ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sacred Theology: Its Principles (2008)

by Abraham Kuyper

Since, however, theology as an organic whole is itself an organic member of the all-embracing organism of science, for the sake of clearness, a short resume is here necessary of what was treated in our first chapter. Notwithstanding our ...

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the threshold of
my fragile existence
is open and lighted
every entry of yours
is a bit of the blue sky
entering my open house
is a dream walking into
my all embracing heart! (Indira Babbellapati)
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