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in·fi·nite

 (ĭn′fə-nĭt)
adj.
1. Having no boundaries or limits; impossible to measure or calculate. See Synonyms at incalculable.
2. Immeasurably great or large; boundless: infinite patience; a discovery of infinite importance.
3. Mathematics
a. Existing beyond or being greater than any arbitrarily large value.
b. Unlimited in spatial extent: a line of infinite length.
c. Of or relating to a set capable of being put into one-to-one correspondence with a proper subset of itself.
n.
Something infinite.

[Middle English infinit, from Old French, from Latin īnfīnītus : in-, not; see in-1 + fīnītus, finite, from past participle of fīnīre, to limit; see finite.]

in′fi·nite·ly adv.
in′fi·nite·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.infinitely - without bounds; "he is infinitely wealthy"
2.infinitely - continuing forever without end; "there are infinitely many possibilities"
finitely - with a finite limit; "there are finitely many solutions to this problem"
Translations
بصورة مُتَناهيَه، بصورة لا نهائيَّه
nesmírně
határtalanul
óendanlega
neskončno
aşırı derecedesonsuz bir şekilde

infinitely

[ˈɪnfɪnɪtlɪ] ADVinfinitamente
this is infinitely harderesto es muchísimo más difícil, esto es mil veces más difícil

infinitely

[ˈɪnfɪnɪtli] adv
(with comparative) [more, less, superior] → infiniment
infinitely better → infiniment mieux
infinitely worse → infiniment pire
to be infinitely preferable → être infiniment préférable
(= extremely) → infiniment

infinitely

advunendlich; (fig also)grenzenlos; improvedungeheuer; better, worseunendlich viel

infinitely

[ˈɪnf/ɛ7nɪtlɪ] advinfinitamente

infinite

(ˈinfinit) adjective
1. without end or limits. We believe that space is infinite.
2. very great. Infinite damage could be caused by such a mistake.
ˈinfinitely adverb
extremely; to a very great degree. The time at which our sun will finally cease to burn is infinitely far away.
ˈinfiniteness noun
inˈfinity (-ˈfi-) noun
1. space, time or quantity that is without limit, or is immeasurably great or small.
2. in mathematics, an indefinitely large number, quantity or distance. Parallel lines meet at infinity.
References in classic literature ?
Boys are trying enough to human patience, goodness knows, but girls are infinitely more so, especially to nervous gentlemen with tyrannical tempers and no more talent for teaching than Dr.
To be beaten seemed to be infinitely better than to be thus hurled ignominiously aside.
Hester felt that the sacrifice of the clergyman's good name, and death itself, as she had already told Roger Chillingworth, would have been infinitely preferable to the alternative which she had taken upon herself to choose.
the practices of whalemen soon convinced him that even Christians could be both miserable and wicked; infinitely more so, than all his father's heathens.
True, from the unmarred dead body of the whale, you may scrape off with your hand an infinitely thin, transparent substance, somewhat resembling the thinnest shreds of isinglass, only it is almost as flexible and soft as satin; that is, previous to being dried, when it not only contracts and thickens, but becomes rather hard and brittle.
And the only reason why the land don't sink under it, like Sodom and Gomorrah, is because it is used in a way infinitely better than it is.
The heavens of America appear infinitely higher, the sky is bluer, the air is fresher, the cold is intenser, the moon looks larger, the stars are brighter the thunder is louder, the lightning is vivider, the wind is stronger, the rain is heavier, the mountains are higher, the rivers longer, the forests bigger, the plains broader.
So he had lost five of his treasures; there must still be one remaining -- one now infinitely, unspeakably precious, -- but WHICH one?
Riverboro had not been the world itself, but it had been a glimpse of it through a tiny peephole that was infinitely better than nothing.
She was a beautiful creature when she came to you, but, in my opinion, the attractions you have added are infinitely superior to what she received from nature.
I felt that she was infinitely dearer to me than any other woman in the world, and that I was using her infamously.
I got Miss Catherine and myself to Thrushcross Grange; and, to my agreeable disappointment, she behaved infinitely better than I dared to expect.