infiniteness


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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:
Noun1.infiniteness - the quality of being infiniteinfiniteness - the quality of being infinite; without bound or limit
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
boundedness, finiteness, finitude - the quality of being finite

infiniteness

noun
Translations
لامحدوديّه، لانهائيَّه
nekonečnost
grænseløsheduendelighed
határtalanság
óendanleiki
sınırsızlıksonsuzluk

infiniteness

[ˈɪnfɪnɪtnɪs] Ninfinidad f

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.
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If totalization no longer has any meaning, it is not because the infiniteness of a field cannot be covered by a finite glance or a finite discourse, but because the nature of the field--that is, language and a finite language--excludes totalization.
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We doubt that the issue of finiteness or infiniteness of the mind even makes sense, at least without a formal definition of finiteness on the one hand, and a strong argument about the nature and ontology of the mind on the other (neither of which is presented by Postal after his criticisms).