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unlimited

[uhn-lim-i-tid] /ʌnˈlɪm ɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
not limited; unrestricted; unconfined:
unlimited trade.
2.
boundless; infinite; vast:
the unlimited skies.
3.
without any qualification or exception; unconditional.
Origin of unlimited
late Middle English
1400-1450
late Middle English word dating back to 1400-50; See origin at un-1, limited
Related forms
unlimitedly, adverb
Synonyms
1. unconstrained, unrestrained, unfettered.
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  • In the horse's mind this sort of thing was associated with unlimited punishment.

    Thoroughbreds W. A. Fraser
  • In the unlimited power of her magnetism, what a trifle she had asked of him!

    Thoroughbreds W. A. Fraser
  • They have societies and clubs and unlimited tea-fights where all the guests are girls.

    American Notes Rudyard Kipling
  • It is associated with armies and navies, and an unlimited police force.

    The Hunted Outlaw Anonymous
  • That is to say, it may be supposed that he got all he wanted, otherwise with unlimited wealth he would have got it.

    Little Dorrit Charles Dickens
British Dictionary definitions for unlimited

unlimited

/ʌnˈlɪmɪtɪd/
adjective
1.
without limits or bounds: unlimited knowledge
2.
not restricted, limited, or qualified: unlimited power
3.
(finance, Brit)
  1. (of liability) not restricted to any unpaid portion of nominal capital invested in a business
  2. (of a business enterprise) having owners with such unlimited liability
Derived Forms
unlimitedly, adverb
unlimitedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for unlimited
adj.

mid-15c., from un- (1) "not" + past participle of limit (v.).

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