unbounded

[ uhn-boun-did ]
/ ʌnˈbaʊn dɪd /

adjective

having no limits, borders, or bounds.
unrestrained; uncontrolled: unbounded enthusiasm.

Nearby words

  1. unbonneted,
  2. unborn,
  3. unbosom,
  4. unbothered,
  5. unbound,
  6. unbowed,
  7. unbox,
  8. unbrace,
  9. unbraid,
  10. unbranded

Origin of unbounded

First recorded in 1590–1600; un-1 + bound3 + -ed3

Related formsun·bound·ed·ly, adverbun·bound·ed·ness, noun

Can be confusedunbound unbounded

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British Dictionary definitions for unbounded

unbounded

/ (ʌnˈbaʊndɪd) /

adjective

having no boundaries or limits
Derived Formsunboundedly, adverbunboundedness, noun

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Word Origin and History for unbounded

unbounded

adj.

1590s, "not limited in extent," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of bound (v.1). Sense of "generous, profuse, liberal" is recorded from 1704.

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