all-or-none all-or-none

Definition(s):

  • (adj) occurring completely or not occurring at all

Usage(s):

  • Experiments have indicated that Benadryl is an all-or-none drug; it gives complete relief to some 50% to 85% of allergy victims, helps the rest of them not a bit.

News

  • Having Siblings Makes You Less Likely to Divorce

    It turns out, the hair-pulling and bedroom-sharing of growing up in a big family may prep kids for adult life in a fascinating way: they're less likely to get divorced. The social skills gained by living with lots of siblings are thought to create healthier relationships later in life. The effect isn't an all-or-none situation. Instead, the effect is cumulative. Having one sister or brother ...
    on August 13, 2013     Source: Discover

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