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


infinity: divine infinitude.
an infinite extent, amount, or number.

Origin of infinitude

1635–45; infin(ite) + -itude, on the model of magnitude, multitude Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for infinitude

Contemporary Examples of infinitude

  • The cult of corporatism allows us to reimagine the corporation as our ultimate access point to the infinitude of possibility.

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    James Poulos

    November 19, 2014

Historical Examples of infinitude

  • 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



the state or quality of being infinite
an infinite extent, quantity, degree, etc
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper