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infinitude

[in-fin-i-tood, -tyood]
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noun
  1. infinity: divine infinitude.
  2. an infinite extent, amount, or number.
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Origin of infinitude

1635–45; infin(ite) + -itude, on the model of magnitude, multitude
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  • I felt this the more when to the concept of Infinitude I added that of Intelligence.

  • There is only Law, Law stretching on into infinitude until the mind shudders at it.

  • Stretched from pole to pole, they lettered the heavens with the wonders of infinitude.

  • I went wafting off into a feather-pillowy pit of infinitude.

    The Prairie Mother

    Arthur Stringer

  • Then her gaze dimmed, lengthened, went beyond into infinitude.


British Dictionary definitions for infinitude

infinitude

noun
  1. the state or quality of being infinite
  2. an infinite extent, quantity, degree, etc
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Word Origin and History for infinitude

n.

1640s, from Medieval Latin *infinitudo, from Latin infinitus on model of multitudo, magnitudo; see infinite. Cf. French infinitude (1610s).

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