Adjective "Infinite" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈɪnfɪnɪt/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Limitless or endless in space, extent, or size; impossible to measure or calculate.
  1. 'the infinite number of stars in the universe'
  2. 'You can't point to an infinite amount of things.'
  3. 'Not to mention the seemingly infinite amount of equipment and crafting skills.'
  4. 'We now have the potential to produce an infinite amount of energy from this clean-burning fuel.'
  5. 'Since there's not an infinite amount of money, we have to choose.'
  6. 'There are an infinite amount of universes, crossing one another like a grid.'
  7. 'Moreover, a computer seems to have an infinite amount of patience and doesn't mind repeating lessons any number of times.'
  8. 'Since one can't draw a space/object of infinite size then one does the best to represent it.'
  9. 'He said there was an infinite amount of hope but not for us.'
  10. 'One problem with the current approach is that it implicitly assumes we can protect an infinite amount of information.'
  11. 'That is, an infinite amount of energy would have to be expended, via the accelerating force, to reach the speed of light.'
  12. 'Her dad used to call Claire ‘slow motion’ because she took an infinite amount of time at everything.'
  13. 'In response, Hubbard says that risk studies aren't usually based on cataclysms for which a bank would have to hold infinite amounts of capital.'
  14. 'When I got back to London I seemed to find an almost infinite amount of ways to avoid coming back to my flat.'
  15. 'Now, being able to look at my toes while standing upright will have absolutely no use of course, but it will give me an infinite amount of satisfaction.'
  16. 'It has a designer wood ceiling and is open 360 degrees to the infinite desert sky.'
  17. 'She felt like her mind was a sponge - soaking up infinite amounts of information that she would probably never hear again.'
  18. 'She had made it clear that she was more than capable of being happy without him having to offer a helping hand, and that bothered him to an infinite degree.'
  19. 'There is one bank and a pyramid about 2 feet tall held together by an infinite amount of splinters and you will be taking some home with you whether you like it or not.'
  20. 'I guess it could be the infinite amount of raindrops that incessantly keep dropping onto me that sends me into this light bout of dizziness.'
  21. 'Everything is in the gray area now; every decision must take into account an infinite amount of variables.'
  22. 'It is possible that a theory of quantum gravity might enable physicists to calculate what happens deep inside a black hole without having all mathematical quantities becoming infinite.'
  23. 'Mathematicians divide infinite sets into two categories, countable and uncountable sets.'
  24. 'The surprising answer is that there is an infinite number of Fibonacci numbers with any chosen number as a factor!'
  25. 'The original theorem was concerned with summing infinite series.'
  26. 'He made substantial contributions to the analytical theory of numbers and worked on elliptic functions, continued fractions, and infinite series.'
  1. 'In this case the modal auxiliary carries the tense, aspect and person; therefore, the verb that follows should be in its bare infinite, nonfinite form.'

noun

A space or quantity that is infinite.
  1. 'Aristotle famously rejects the infinite in mathematics and in physics, with some notable exceptions.'
  2. 'He also wrote on space and time, both of which he believed were finite, ‘proving’ his assertion with a paradox of the infinite.'
  3. 'The Petronas Towers are placed on a central axis, framing a doorway to the infinite with the skybridge.'
  4. 'An advertisement connects something with human desires; propaganda shapes the infinite into concrete images.'
  5. 'The infusion of space and time into memory creates a world-space for an intersubjective opening onto the infinite.'
  6. 'A livelier scientific curiosity, one is inclined to think, might lead not to infinite regress but to progress toward the infinite.'
  7. 'Eventually, exception to the actual infinite became exception to the idea that the infinite could be a legitimate object of mathematical study at all.'
  8. 'When it looks up at the stars, then closes its eyes, shutting itself off from its surroundings, it evokes in the viewer a longing for the infinite.'
  9. 'His reality was becoming his dreams and vice versa in an existence that eschewed the infinite in favor of the temporal and transient.'
  10. 'It is more complicated than the other axioms, and involves the infinite in a fundamental way.'
  11. 'Nothing finite, nothing bound up in this world, can compare to the infinite.'
  12. 'He claimed to be able to see things with greater clarity than ever before in his life and that he had touched the face of the infinite.'
  13. 'You can see this brush of the infinite on the faces of anyone's who's mourning, even on the face of one who considers himself an agnostic, or an atheist.'

Definitions

1. immeasurably great: an infinite capacity for forgiveness.

2. indefinitely or exceedingly great: infinite sums of money.

3. unlimited or unmeasurable in extent of space, duration of time, etc.: the infinite nature of outer space.

4. unbounded or unlimited; boundless; endless: God's infinite mercy.

5. Mathematics. not finite. (of a set) having elements that can be put into one-to-one correspondence with a subset that is not the given set. noun

6. something that

More examples(as adjective)

"pieces can be infinite in people."

"universes can be infinite in times."

"universes can be infinite in spaces."

"scales can be infinite at poles."

"risks can be infinite for oldses."

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Origin

Late Middle English: from Latin infinitus, from in- ‘not’ + finitus ‘finished, finite’ (see finite).