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limitless

[lim-it-lis] /ˈlɪm ɪt lɪs/
adjective
1.
without limit; boundless:
limitless ambition; limitless space.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; limit + -less
Related forms
limitlessly, adverb
limitlessness, noun
Synonyms
unbounded, measureless, unending, countless.
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Examples from the web for limitless
  • Because of the clever structuring of the financial instruments, the supply of lending capital was nearly limitless.
  • In their first hours underground, the darkness around them must have seemed limitless.
  • The oceans offer a nearly-limitless source of water, provided it can be efficiently and affordably desalinated.
  • The global economy is now so large that society can no longer safely pretend it operates within a limitless ecosystem.
  • Solution: our model of limitless human population growth needs updating.
  • Certain resources are finite, while others are for practical purposes limitless.
  • Under these extreme conditions atomic nuclei collide and fuse, liberating energy that could provide virtually limitless power.
  • Access to computers, and to information that shows how the world functions, should be limitless and complete.
  • Developers get a cheap, instant, essentially limitless computing cloud.
  • And those social networks are fluid and box-less and limitless in a way that traditional media never could be.
Word Origin and History for limitless
adj.

1580s, from limit (n.) + -less. Related: Limitlessly; limitlessness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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