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[bound-lis] /ˈbaʊnd lɪs/
having no bounds; infinite or vast; unlimited:
His boundless energy amazed his friends.
Origin of boundless
1585-95; bound3 + -less
Related forms
boundlessly, adverb
boundlessness, noun
limitless, endless, unbounded, inexhaustible, illimitable. Unabridged
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  • It's not uncommon for her subjects to slip away into the boundless blue before she can determine a pattern.
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  • Without a theory and mechanism, data and evidence drift aimlessly on a boundless sea.
British Dictionary definitions for boundless


unlimited; vast: boundless energy
Derived Forms
boundlessly, adverb
boundlessness, noun
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Word Origin and History for boundless

1590s, from bound (n.) + -less. Related: Boundlessly; boundlessness.

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