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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 ?
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.
They are both present passions of mine, and I may say of the 'Dona Perfecta' of Galdos that no book, if I except those of the greatest Russians, has given me a keener and deeper impression; it is infinitely pathetic, and is full of humor, which, if more caustic than that of Valdes, is not less delicious.
Henry, overjoyed to have her go, bowed and watched her off, and without losing another moment, turned instantly to Fanny, and, taking out some letters, said, with a most animated look, "I must acknowledge myself infinitely obliged to any creature who gives me such an opportunity of seeing you alone: I have been wishing it more than you can have any idea.
For infinitely various are the incidents in one man's life which cannot be reduced to unity; and so, too, there are many actions of one man out of which we cannot make one action.
I infinitely prefer the tender and liberal spirit of Mainwaring, which, impressed with the deepest conviction of my merit, is satisfied that whatever I do must be right; and look with a degree of contempt on the inquisitive and doubtful fancies of that heart which seems always debating on the reasonableness of its emotions.
Mucianus undid Vitellius, by a fame that he scattered, that Vitellius had in purpose to remove the legions of Syria into Germany, and the legions of Germany into Syria; whereupon the legions of Syria were infinitely inflamed.
The theory is something like this: Space is pervaded by luminiferous ether, which is a material thing--as much a substance as air or water, though almost infinitely more attenuated.
Presently my ear caught the faint and regular pulsation of her heart, firm and quick, infinitely touching in its persistent mystery, disclosing itself into my very ear - and my felicity became complete.
Instead of this obvious policy, Athens and Sparta, inflated with the victories and the glory they had acquired, became first rivals and then enemies; and did each other infinitely more mischief than they had suffered from Xerxes.
He felt remorseful because he had refused to see that she looked upon him with any particular feeling, and now these words in her letter were infinitely pathetic: I can't bear the thought that anyone else should touch me.
It was quite as good as an Insolvent Act, and infinitely more genteel.
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.