finality


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  • noun

Synonyms for finality

Synonyms for finality

the quality of being final or definitely settled

References in classic literature ?
Then it must be the whole camp," she said with an air of finality and with another yawn.
finality thus: the refusal absolute, the refusal condition, the
Then it is as I said," Womble announced with finality.
Whether or not any stanza form is as well adapted as blank verse or the rimed couplet for prolonged narrative is an interesting question, but there can be no doubt that Spenser's stanza, firmly unified, in spite of its length, by its central couplet and by the finality of the last line, is a discovery of genius, and that the Alexandrine, 'forever feeling for the next stanza,' does much to bind the stanzas together.
He drove so directly to the core of the matter, divesting a question always of all superfluous details, and with such an air of finality, that I seemed to find myself struggling in deep water, with no footing under me.
Something in the finality of her words seemed to him curiously eloquent of her state of mind.
It seemed to him that something inexpressibly momentous was in progress within the room, that every word and every gesture had the importance of events preordained from the beginning of all things, and summing up in their finality the whole purpose of creation.
There was a finality in the act commit- ting me to the endless vigilance of my lonely task.
This had a sound of finality, but she did not leave him.
Which Mr Boffin repeated with a highly satisfied air of completeness and finality.
New York Clearing House Association, CHIPS: Settlement Finality Improvements, Rules and Documents (July 1995).
Trained in ballet, Miller often begins a traditional phrase or gesture only to have it collapse in finality or take a sudden, unexpected turn.
I have no yearning to stick to the power, but I will take it to finality and exhaust all avenues," Gilani told a team of journalists accompanying him to the United Kingdom on a five-day visit.
We aim for our fullest possible development and animate our lives with a deep sense of purpose, finding wonder and awe in the joys and beauties of human existence, its challenges and tragedies, and even in the inevitability and finality of death.
In the High Court Mr Justice Peter Kelly said he was anxious for some finality in the case over the house transfer.