Total vs Unmitigated - What's the difference?

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Total is a related term of unmitigated.

As adjectives the difference between total and unmitigated

is that total is entire; relating to the whole of something while unmitigated is not mitigated.

As a noun total

is an amount obtained by the addition of smaller amounts.

As a verb total

is to add up; to calculate the sum of.



Alternative forms

* totall (obsolete)


(en noun)
  • An amount obtained by the addition of smaller amounts.
  • A total of £145 was raised by the bring-and-buy stall.
  • (informal, mathematics) Sum.
  • The total of 4, 5 and 6 is 15.

    See also

    * addition, summation: (augend) + (addend) = (summand) + (summand) = (sum, total) * subtraction: (minuend) ? (subtrahend) = (difference) * multiplication: (multiplier) × (multiplicand) = (factor) × (factor) = (product) * division: (dividend) ÷ (divisor) = (quotient), remainder left over if divisor does not divide dividend


    * (sum) sum

    Derived terms

    * subtotal


    (en adjective)
  • Entire; relating to the whole of something.
  • :
  • *
  • *:Carried somehow, somewhither, for some reason, on these surging floods, were these travelers,. Even such a boat as the Mount Vernon offered a total deck space so cramped as to leave secrecy or privacy well out of the question, even had the motley and democratic assemblage of passengers been disposed to accord either.
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  • ((used as an intensifier)) Complete; absolute.
  • :
  • Synonyms

    * (entire) entire, full, whole * (complete) absolute, complete, utter; see also

    Derived terms

    * total war


  • To add up; to calculate the sum of.
  • When we totalled the takings, we always got a different figure.
  • To equal a total of; to amount to.
  • That totals seven times so far.
  • (transitive, US, slang) to demolish; to wreck completely. (from total loss)
  • Honey, I’m OK, but I’ve totaled the car.
  • To amount to; to add up to.
  • It totals nearly a pound.


    * (add up) add up, sum * (demolish) demolish, trash, wreck


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    (en adjective)
  • Not mitigated.
  • * 1919 ,
  • *:"You don't care if people think you an utter blackguard? You don't care if she and your children have to beg their bread?"
  • *:"Not a damn."
  • *:I was silent for a moment in order to give greater force to my next remark. I spoke as deliberately as I could.
  • *:"You are a most unmitigated cad."
  • *:"Now that you've got that off your chest, let's go and have dinner."