finality finality  /faɪ ˈnæ lə ti/


  • (n) the quality of being final or definitely settled



  1. Evans delivers his often outrageous, generally gloomy opinions with a resounding finality.
  2. The second cold finality of the week was the partition of Germany.


  1. Google's Real Secret Spy Program? Secure FTP

    Google does not participate in any government program involving a lockbox or other equipment installed at its facilities to transfer court-ordered data to the government, a company spokesman says, refuting with some finality one of the lingering theories about the NSA’s PRISM program.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Wired News

  2. Climer: Commodores disappointed but baseball future is bright

    A half-hour or so after Louisville had ended Vanderbilt's baseball season with a 2-1 decision, the finality hit Commodores coach Tim Corbin.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Tennessean

  3. Carrasco drops appeal, serves reduced suspension

    The Indians have some finality involving pitcher Carlos Carrasco who dropped his appeal reducing his eight game suspension to just seven. That would make the right-hander available on Monday the 17th against
    on June 10, 2013     Source: 19 Action News Cleveland


  1. "That was not a good day. For me or for the team," Donovan said when asked about the Ghana game in 2006. "What I remember most personally was my tentativeness and the immediate feeling afterward of the finality of it, and how disappointing...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Landon Donovan Source: The Associated Press

  2. "At nearly 66 years of age, he has a particularly strong interest in bringing finality to these proceedings," his lawyer, Miguel Estrada, argues in the legal brief.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Miguel Estrada Source: National Post (blog)

  3. Speaking in advance of a meeting with Barack Obama, he said: "I think it is in all our long-term interest that there is some clarity, some finality to all of this so that we don't at the same time see the destruction of a company that is important...
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: David Cameron Source: The Guardian

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propriety propriety
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