illimitable

[ ih-lim-i-tuh-buh l ]
/ ɪˈlɪm ɪ tə bəl /

adjective

incapable of being limited; limitless; boundless.

Nearby words

  1. illiberal,
  2. illich,
  3. illicit,
  4. illicitly,
  5. illimani,
  6. illin',
  7. illing,
  8. illinium,
  9. illinoian,
  10. illinois

Origin of illimitable

First recorded in 1590–1600; il-2 + limitable

Related formsil·lim·it·a·bil·i·ty, il·lim·it·a·ble·ness, nounil·lim·it·a·bly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for illimitable

illimitable

/ (ɪˈlɪmɪtəbəl) /

adjective

limitless; boundless
Derived Formsillimitability or illimitableness, nounillimitably, adverb

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Word Origin and History for illimitable

illimitable

adj.

1590s, from il- "not" + limitable.

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