American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Too great to be measured; immeasurable: measureless happiness. See Synonyms at incalculable.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Without measure; unlimited; immeasurable.
- adj. Not measured because it is so large it is difficult or impossible to do so.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Without measure; unlimited; immeasurable.
- adj. without limits in extent or size or quantity
“As I sat in measureless content by the little flower bed, carefully slipping my pretty Bon Silenes and Catherine Mermets and yellow Sunsets and the rest out of their pots, and gently firming them in the ground, with plenty of water for refreshment, a cloud of the most delicious perfume brooded about me from a bed of white violets at the left, the hardiest, faithfulest, friendliest little flowers in the world.”
“... the nightmare corpse-city of R'lyeh ... was built in measureless aeons behind history by the vast, loathsome shapes that seeped down from the dark stars.”
“The outside world shrank down to the space of the secluded grotto, the powerful, stern-faced man in front of her, the measureless depths of his stare.”
“In Jeremiah 33:22, it says, “as countless as the stars of the sky and as measureless as the sand of the seashore.””
“In Xanadu did Kubla Khan A stately pleasure dome decree Where Alph, the sacred river, ran Through caverns measureless to man Down to a sunless sea … EDF, of course, was engaged in that characteristically twenty-first century French endeavour, the development of nuclear power.”
“This upload is our mightiest metaphor for the merrymaking of the measureless mediocrity that makes up the 21st century.”
“Behold the fields and caves, the measureless caverns of memory, immeasurably full of immeasurable things...”
“But at the same time, the government reminds us, this enhanced enforcement of traffic law led to measureless frustration and distress.”
“Only how measureless cool flames of making; only each other building always distinct selves of mutual entirely opening; only alive.”
“I shoved it secretly against my bosom, open to that place, and wherever I went I pressed it to my heart with great joy and with measureless grace.”
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By Samuel Taylor Coleridge
In Xanadu did Kubla Khan
A stately pleasure-dome decree:
Where Alph, the sacred river, ran
Through caverns measureless to man
Down to a...
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