- (of a set of elements) capable of being completely counted.
- not infinite or infinitesimal.
- not zero.
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Example sentences from the Web for finiteness
Finiteness is the metaphysical, the theoretical—nothingness the pathological, practical expression.
For finiteness and nothingness are identical; finiteness is only a euphemism for nothingness.
To such a God there is wanting the sense, the understanding, the sympathy for finiteness.
What it proves is not the finiteness of God, but the littleness of man.A Candid Examination of Theism|George John Romanes
The question of the eternity or non-eternity of matter (or ether) is as futile as the question about its infinity or finiteness.The Story of Evolution|Joseph McCabe
British Dictionary definitions for finiteness
- limited or restricted in naturehuman existence is finite
- (as noun)the finite