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[in-fin-i-tood, -tyood] /ɪnˈfɪn ɪˌtud, -ˌtyud/
divine infinitude.
an infinite extent, amount, or number.
Origin of infinitude
1635-45; infin(ite) + -itude, on the model of magnitude, multitude Unabridged
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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


the state or quality of being infinite
an infinite extent, quantity, degree, etc
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for infinitude

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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