Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having its orb complete or fully illuminated, as the moon; like the full moon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having the orb or disk complete or fully illuminated; like the full moon.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • And, finally, she had great, blazing black eyes -- the half-caste eye, round, full-orbed, and sensuous, which marks the collision of the dark races with the light.

    THE STORY OF JEES UCK

  • Rather, we should stop treating young adults like children, we should throw out this artificial and ill-conceived concept of "teenager," we should teach a full-orbed concept of chastity, and we should encourage younger marriages.

    News from the Fish Bowl

  • Rather, we should stop treating young adults like children, we should throw out this artificial and ill-conceived concept of "teenager," we should teach a full-orbed concept of chastity, and we should encourage younger marriages.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • The fetters of tradition are being melted off from humanity, and as the dross of materialism is being consumed, thought is being liberated and truth is rising full-orbed before an astonished multitude.

    The Master Key System

  • The fetters of tradition are being melted off from humanity, and as the dross of materialism is being consumed, thought is being liberated and truth is rising full-orbed before an astonished multitude.

    The Master Key System

  • The fetters of tradition are being melted off from humanity, and as the dross of materialism is being consumed, thought is being liberated and truth is rising full-orbed before an astonished multitude.

    The Master Key System

  • Of yon starred concave climbs the full-orbed moon,

    The Mysteries of Udolpho

  • But her enjoyment was not long to shine full-orbed: a cloud soon crossed it.

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte

  • To do that, a man must be in the battle-attitude not from passion, but by reason of deep conviction, strong conscience and full-orbed courage.

    The Weapon of Prayer

  • Its entrance is the result of a settled design which God formed in eternity, and through which He purposed to reveal Himself to His rational creatures as complete and full-orbed in all conceivable perfections.

    The Reformed Doctrine of Predestination

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