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[in-fin-i-tood, -tyood]
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  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


  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


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

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