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infinitude

[in-fin-i-tood, -tyood] /ɪnˈfɪn ɪˌtud, -ˌtyud/
noun
1.
infinity:
divine infinitude.
2.
an infinite extent, amount, or number.
Origin of infinitude
1635-1645
1635-45; infin(ite) + -itude, on the model of magnitude, multitude
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  • I felt this the more when to the concept of infinitude I added that of Intelligence.

  • There is only Law, Law stretching on into infinitude until the mind shudders at it.

    The American Mind Bliss Perry
  • Stretched from pole to pole, they lettered the heavens with the wonders of infinitude.

    The Secret of the Storm Country Grace Miller White
  • I went wafting off into a feather-pillowy pit of infinitude.

    The Prairie Mother Arthur Stringer
  • Then her gaze dimmed, lengthened, went beyond into infinitude.

    Tharon of Lost Valley Vingie E. Roe
  • Our solar system is thus very isolated in the vastness of infinitude.

    Astronomy for Amateurs Camille Flammarion
  • He seemed never before to have realised the infinitude of human suffering.

    The Whirlpool George Gissing
  • Do you comprehend the immensity, the infinitude, of this celestial mercy?

  • infinitude is immediately involved in unity, and finiteness in plurality.

    The Essence of Christianity Ludwig Feuerbach
British Dictionary definitions for infinitude

infinitude

/ɪnˈfɪnɪˌtjuːd/
noun
1.
the state or quality of being infinite
2.
an infinite extent, quantity, degree, etc
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Word Origin and History for infinitude
n.

1640s, from Medieval Latin *infinitudo, from Latin infinitus on model of multitudo, magnitudo; see infinite. Cf. French infinitude (1610s).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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