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- adv. in an infinite manner; as of anything growing without bounds; endlessly
- adv. To a surpassingly large extent.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. Without bounds or limits; beyond or below assignable limits.
- adv. Very; exceedingly; vastly; highly; extremely.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Innumerably; immeasurably; incomparably; in the highest conceivable degree: often used in hyperbole: as, to be infinitely obliged for favors.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. without bounds
- adv. continuing forever without end
Let us try and appreciate the fact that, under our present conditions, our conceptions of the immense and minute -- namely, extension in Space, and that of quick and slow or duration in Time -- are purely relative, and that from this arise those pseudo-conceptions which we call the infinitely extended and the infinitely lasting.
Nor is it necessary to suppose another power limiting its efficacy, if we do not find it necessary to suppose its own constitution and essence such as we term infinitely powerful.
The noun in the phrase infinitely better than “Let’s prioritize” had the added advantage of being plural.
Continuing infinitely is not an intrinsic property of irrational and transcendental numbers but is a property relative to the base used to express a number.
Sure, but my point stands: not everything that's logically possible needs to happen in infinitely many universes.
Coordinates can be chosen in infinitely many ways; likewise, there are an infinitude of reference frames.
That response can be voiced in infinitely effective ways.
Incidentally, the free road was in infinitely better condition than the toll road.
The myriorama, or "many thousand views" was, by contrast, a more personal visual device, consisting of numerous cards depicting fragments or segments of landscapes that could be arranged in infinitely different combinations. close window
Kids with a penchant for fairy tales perhaps of the Donna Jo Napoli variety will find Stanley's title infinitely accessible.