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unlimited

[uhn-lim-i-tid] /ʌnˈlɪm ɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
not limited; unrestricted; unconfined:
unlimited trade.
2.
boundless; infinite; vast:
the unlimited skies.
3.
without any qualification or exception; unconditional.
Origin of unlimited
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English; see un-1, limited
Related forms
unlimitedly, adverb
Synonyms
1. unconstrained, unrestrained, unfettered.
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  • He was a man of unlimited cheek, a tonguey fellow, and he always had a chip on his shoulder.

  • Meals were to be eaten all together and the amount of food was unlimited.

    Early Double Monasteries Constance Stoney
  • Free shooting, unregulated and unlimited, means with modern weapons instant extermination—a matter of a few years.

    Unexplored Spain Abel Chapman
  • Ed began to worry about his ammunition, which was not unlimited.

    Cat and Mouse Ralph Williams
  • When he wrote Political Justice, the horizons of science were unlimited, the vistas of discovery endless.

British Dictionary definitions for unlimited

unlimited

/ʌnˈlɪmɪtɪd/
adjective
1.
without limits or bounds: unlimited knowledge
2.
not restricted, limited, or qualified: unlimited power
3.
(finance, Brit)
  1. (of liability) not restricted to any unpaid portion of nominal capital invested in a business
  2. (of a business enterprise) having owners with such unlimited liability
Derived Forms
unlimitedly, adverb
unlimitedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for unlimited
adj.

mid-15c., from un- (1) "not" + past participle of limit (v.).

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