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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.
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.
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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
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[ˈɪnfɪnɪtnɪs] Ninfinidad f
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(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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When the way of man pleases God, He will make even his enemies to be at peace with him, says Proverbs 16:7 and God, in His infiniteness, can use anyone and anything for His chosen ones.
I tried to fathom a way to say everything I needed to say in such a short amount of space: that without him, I felt a constant and continual untethering, as though I were always circling a center I could not reach, and that the world without him seemed impossible in its infiniteness. I wanted to say that in moments of terror or sadness I sometimes placed my hand on his unoccupied side bed, yearning for a piece of his energy, which was not unlike a gravitational pull.
Therefore the paradox cannot be used as a valid argument against Newton's potential or the infiniteness of the universe.
Finiteness and infiniteness of time are relative to the domain of activity and the observer.
After some delicious egg benedict and coffee to wade my tiredness off, I went up to my room with a view of the infinity pool and the infiniteness of the mountains and valleys.
In what microscopic non-finiteness the millions of infusoria of those researchers would be lost; in what infiniteness of time, the joyous moment; and all these would be just as they are today.
Hayek's argument about the incoherence and infiniteness of information--probably constrained both collecting and using knowledge.
Velaa Private Island embraces and encompasses the tranquil infiniteness that is the ocean.
Infiniteness in the y- and z-dimension is mimicked by PBCs along four of the exterior faces.
What if we learn to tap the infiniteness of our spirits in order to nourish our hearts and bodies?
'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.