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Definitions of infinite

  1. ( grammar) of verbs; having neither person nor number nor mood ( as a participle or gerund or infinitive); " infinite verb form"
  2. total and all- embracing; " God's infinite wisdom"
  3. having no limits or boundaries in time or space or extent or magnitude; " the infinite ingenuity of man"; " infinite wealth"
  4. of verbs; having neither person nor number nor mood ( as a participle or gerund or infinitive); " infinite verb form"
  5. Unlimited or boundless, in time or space; as, infinite duration or distance.
  6. Indefinitely large or extensive; great; vast; immense; gigantic; prodigious.
  7. That which is infinite; boundless space or duration; infinity; boundlessness.
  8. An infinite quantity or magnitude.
  9. An infinity; an incalculable or very great number.
  10. The Infinite Being; God; the Almighty.
  11. Infinitely.
  12. Without limit in power, capacity, knowledge, or excellence; boundless; immeasurably or inconceivably great; perfect; as, the infinite wisdom and goodness of God; - opposed to finite.
  13. Greater than any assignable quantity of the same kind; - said of certain quantities.
  14. Capable of endless repetition; - said of certain forms of the canon, called also perpetual fugues, so constructed that their ends lead to their beginnings, and the performance may be incessantly repeated.
  15. The Being; God; the Almighty.
  16. Perfect; unlimited; immeasurable.
  17. In mathematics, a limit that can be approached but never reached; an indefinite magnitude; the Infinite, God.
  18. Without end or limit: without bounds: ( math.) either greater or smaller than any quantity that can be assigned.
  19. That which is infinite: the Infinite Being or God.
  20. Infinity.
  21. That which is infinite; the Deity.
  22. Infiniteness.
  23. Without limit; boundless; endless; great beyond measure; greater or less than any assignable quantity.
  24. Infinity of being; something infinite; an infinite quantity.
  25. Without limits; unbounded; endless; perfect; immense; very large.
  26. That which is infinite; a boundless space or extent; the Almighty.
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Usage examples for infinite

  1. And he shewed her how everything had been arranged to please her, at the cost of infinite trouble, and much expense. – Delia Blanchflower by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  2. I hope by His infinite goodness that He will fulfil in you the desire of His servants. – Letters of Catherine Benincasa by Catherine Benincasa
  3. It was as if the eyes of her soul had been opened, and she looked upon the Infinite. – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
  4. In 1843 one of these strange messengers from the Infinite appeared in our Heavens. – Astronomy for Amateurs by Camille Flammarion
  5. She spoke as if she had just made some great discovery that gave her infinite pleasure. – The Eagle's Nest by S. E. Cartwright
  6. To us the answer to these questions is of living and infinite importance. – Some Principles of Maritime Strategy by Julian Stafford Corbett
  7. They produced upon me an impression of infinite sadness. – Modern American Prose Selections by Various
  8. Fortunately, hearts that are accustomed to suffer have an infinite store of patience. – Fromont and Risler, Complete by Alphonse Daudet Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  9. Baby Joe was a child of infinite patience. – The Lost Wagon by James Arthur Kjelgaard
  10. All in all, it is a land of rare charm and infinite variety. – The Book of the National Parks by Robert Sterling Yard
  11. There must have been an infinite scorn in my voice. – Richard Carvel, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  12. I have seen him twice to- day since the news was told to him, and though he spoke of his son with infinite sorrow, he was able to talk of other things. – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  13. He saw her turn to look at her mother, and smile; a smile of infinite kindness and good- humour. – Will Warburton by George Gissing
  14. And seeing the infinite tenderness in his eyes and the love- light in her own, I was possessed of a sudden, great content. – The Honourable Mr. Tawnish by Jeffery Farnol
  15. O what must the debt be, when the price is so infinite! – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  16. The older I grow the more I am impressed by His infinite sympathy and concern for us. – Letters to His Friends by Forbes Robinson
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