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inexhaustibility

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Inexhaustibleness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state or quality of being inexhaustible; abundance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state or condition of being inexhaustible.

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Examples

  • Whether or not the kind of inexhaustibility of mathematics discovered by Gödel is relevant to the applications of mathematics in science, there is a different kind of inexhaustibility which is much more significant for practice: no matter which axiomatic system S is taken to underlay one's work at any given stage in the development of mathematics and science, there is a potential infinity of propositions that can be demonstrated in S, and at any moment, only a finite number of them have been established.

    'The Fabric of the Cosmos'

  • One can join Freeman Dyson in rejoicing in that kind of inexhaustibility as well.

    'The Fabric of the Cosmos'

  • Stories about desire — stories told outside the money economy — are fundamentally based on the inexhaustibility of the imagination.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • If the latter, economists must come to terms with the inexhaustibility of knowledge, the fact that using knowledge does not deplete it.

    Economists as Heretics, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • It is but one specific practice of our deeper tradition that has always savored the inexhaustibility of scriptural revelation.

    Scott Cairns: The Annunciation of Mary: Ambiguity, Perplexity and Truth

  • It is but one specific practice of our deeper tradition that has always savored the inexhaustibility of scriptural revelation.

    Scott Cairns: The Annunciation Of Mary: Ambiguity, Perplexity And Truth

  • It is but one specific practice of our deeper tradition that has always savored the inexhaustibility of scriptural revelation.

    Scott Cairns: The Annunciation of Mary: Ambiguity, Perplexity and Truth

  • The action may entail samadhi on a visualization, such as offering flowers, on what the visualization represents, such as flowers represent offering our knowledge to benefit others, or on an understanding, such as the inexhaustibility of the objects we offer or on their voidness.

    6 Gelug Presentation of Tantra in General

  • Europe wasted her time for thousands of years; that is where her inexhaustibility and fertility comes from….

    The Great Experiment

  • But biblical inspiration supplies much more than the simple inerrancy of the word of God which is something negative; it positively supplies its inexhaustibility, its divine power and vitality and that which Augustine called the "mira profonditas," the "marvelous profundity."

    Archive 2008-03-09

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