Definition of infinite
- not finite.
- (of a set) having elements that can be put into one-to-one correspondence with a subset that is not the given set.
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How to use infinite in a sentence
“Piranesi,” by Susanna ClarkeIn a departure from Clarke’s beloved, lengthy “Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell,” this slim, hypnotic novel takes place in a surreal house where the lone inhabitant spends his days exploring the seemingly infinite halls.
In these models, elements in the system can be represented by infinite sequences of 1s and 0s.
To understand if scenes of nature activate the visual cortex in some special way that other stimuli do not, one would have to spend eons observing a neuron’s activity because “the universe of possible images is essentially infinite,” Kreiman said.
It sounds ugly out loud, but as a married woman without children, I’m losing my empathy and patience after months of being treated as though my time is therefore infinite.Worker resents having to pick up slack for working moms and dads|Karla Miller|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
The infinite family of p-adic number systems provides mathematicians with a wide range of settings in which to explore questions about rational numbers.
They are already infinitely more qualified to have that debate than we are.Cover-Ups and Concern Trolls: Actually, It's About Ethics in Suicide Journalism|Arthur Chu|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Every direction he looked, time continued infinitely in that direction—and every direction.Neil deGrasse Tyson Breaks Down ‘Interstellar’: Black Holes, Time Dilations, and Massive Waves|Marlow Stern|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fated to die in the end like all the others he describes himself as “the saddest man in the world… infinitely sad.”
Our meritocracy has become the ideology of a self-concerned, infinitely ambitious, and basically fearful economy.We Need More Class Traitors: Solving America’s Meritocracy Problem|Jedediah Purdy|April 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And will the new virus force the survivors out of the prison and into the big, bad (and infinitely more interesting) world?The Walking Dead ‘Infected’ Recap: There Will Be Exploding Faces|Melissa Leon|October 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Peace, also—or peace under the old conditions of industry—is infinitely wasteful of human energy.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Here again we have the landscape of Lorraine and the eternal and infinitely varied theme of rural labour.Bastien Lepage|Fr. Crastre
Divinely precious and infinitely perfect as it is, there is no part of it with which he can dispense.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
It was like a child's drawing of a human eye, round, staring, and at the same time infinitely menacing.
The fact is, that the race of Ishmael has been infinitely more favored by God than has that of Jacob.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
British Dictionary definitions for infinite
- having no limits or boundaries in time, space, extent, or magnitude
- (as noun; preceded by the)the infinite
- having an unlimited number of digits, factors, terms, members, etcan infinite series
- (of a set) able to be put in a one-to-one correspondence with part of itself
- (of an integral) having infinity as one or both limits of integrationCompare finite (def. 2)