Definition of infinitude in English:


Line breaks: in|fini|tude
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈfɪnɪtjuːd


[mass noun]
  • The state or quality of being infinite or having no limit: the infinitude of the universe
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    • To say understanding depletes the object understood, and by extension the whole objective world, is merely to say that specificities limit infinitude.
    • To portray God in human form in a two-dimensional fresco is to limit God's infinitude that is infinitely beyond the powers of the human mind to perceive.
    • As Mr Fowles again points out, we find ourselves adrift on a raft, in a silent, unyielding universe, dominated by hazard and infinitude.


mid 17th century: from Latin infinitus (see infinite), on the pattern of magnitude.

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