limitlessness

limitless

[lim-it-lis]
adjective
without limit; boundless: limitless ambition; limitless space.

Origin:
1575–85; limit + -less

limitlessly, adverb
limitlessness, noun


unbounded, measureless, unending, countless.
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limit (ˈlɪmɪt)
 
n
1.  (sometimes plural) the ultimate extent, degree, or amount of something: the limit of endurance
2.  (often plural) the boundary or edge of a specific area: the city limits
3.  (often plural) the area of premises within specific boundaries
4.  the largest quantity or amount allowed
5.  maths
 a.  a value to which a function f(x) approaches as closely as desired as the independent variable approaches a specified value (x = a) or approaches infinity
 b.  a value to which a sequence an approaches arbitrarily close as n approaches infinity
 c.  the limit of a sequence of partial sums of a convergent infinite series: the limit of 1 + ½ + ¼ + ⅛ + … is 2
6.  maths one of the two specified values between which a definite integral is evaluated
7.  informal the limit a person or thing that is intolerably exasperating
8.  off limits
 a.  out of bounds
 b.  forbidden to do or use: smoking was off limits everywhere
9.  within limits to a certain or limited extent: I approve of it within limits
 
vb , -its, -iting, -ited
10.  to restrict or confine, as to area, extent, time, etc
11.  law to agree, fix, or assign specifically
 
[C14: from Latin līmes boundary]
 
'limitable
 
adj
 
'limitableness
 
n
 
'limitless
 
adj
 
'limitlessly
 
adv
 
'limitlessness
 
n

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limitless
1580s, from limit + -less.
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