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infinitude

[in-fin-i-tood, -tyood] /ɪnˈfɪn ɪˌtud, -ˌtyud/
noun
1.
infinity:
divine infinitude.
2.
an infinite extent, amount, or number.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; infin(ite) + -itude, on the model of magnitude, multitude
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Examples from the web for infinitude
  • In the desert were the feeling of infinitude and the awe, of solitude.
  • They are used to the actual infinitude of today's online retailers.
  • It may also have been the source of what would later be his governing image of the universe: fullness, infinitude.
  • Infinitely many functions meet these conditions, but only a fraction of that infinitude is useful for engineering applications.
British Dictionary definitions for infinitude

infinitude

/ɪnˈfɪnɪˌtjuːd/
noun
1.
the state or quality of being infinite
2.
an infinite extent, quantity, degree, etc
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Word Origin and History for infinitude
n.

1640s, from Medieval Latin *infinitudo, from Latin infinitus on model of multitudo, magnitudo; see infinite. Cf. French infinitude (1610s).

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