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[lim-it-lis] /ˈlɪm ɪt lɪs/
without limit; boundless:
limitless ambition; limitless space.
Origin of limitless
1575-85; limit + -less
Related forms
limitlessly, adverb
limitlessness, noun
unbounded, measureless, unending, countless. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It came from the breasts of those who waited with limitless courage, and those who worked feverishly to save.

  • Their ambition was limitless; but how brief was their day-dream!

    Aztec Land Maturin M. Ballou
  • It seemed as though the very trees by the wayside joined in the limitless jubilation.

  • The world resembled a limitless flat shadow which was motionless and elusive.

    The Rescue Joseph Conrad
  • I only know that there is a limitless world full of infinite possibilities all around me.

    Ghosts I Have Seen Violet Tweedale
Word Origin and History for limitless

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

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