- 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.
Origin of infinite
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Related Words for infinitenesscontinuity, eternity, continuum, space, myriad, perpetuity, extent, expanse, vastness, immensity, infinitude, ubiquity, beyond, inexhaustibility, vastitude
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Historical Examples of infiniteness
How did the infinite, in spite of its infiniteness, reach existence?Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 3
It is only a sense of the poverty of finiteness that gives a sense of the bliss of infiniteness.The Essence of Christianity
And they say God enjoys Himself only by a contemplation of His own infiniteness, eternity, power, goodness and the like.
I know that the noon-day light of the highest angels, who see Him face to face, seeth not the borders of His infiniteness.Letters of Samuel Rutherford
At another time I saw the great love of God, and was filled with admiration at the infiniteness of it.George Fox
- 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)
late 14c., "eternal, limitless," also "extremely great in number," from Old French infinit "endless, boundless," and directly from Latin infinitus "unbounded, unlimited," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + finitus "defining, definite," from finis "end" (see finish). The noun meaning "that which is infinite" is from 1580s.