Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being infinite; infinity; immensity.

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

  • noun The state or quality of being infinite; infinity; greatness; immensity.

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

  • noun The quality of being infinite.
  • noun The quality of being immeasurably large or boundless, limitlessness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the quality of being infinite; without bound or limit

Etymologies

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From infinite +‎ -ness.

Examples

  • I shall, in the next place, speak of those which relate to the manner of his being, immensity and eternity; that is, the infiniteness of his essence, both in respect of space and duration; that the Divine nature hath no limits of its being, nor bounds of its duration.

    The Works of Dr. John Tillotson, Late Archbishop of Canterbury. Vol. 07.

  • _Thirdly_, If God hath forgiven me so many grievous offences, if he hath pardoned so heinous and innumerable injuries, that amount to a kind of infiniteness in number and quality, O how much more am I bound to forgive my brethren a few light and trivial offences?

    The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

  • There is a kind of infiniteness in it, nothing can express it but itself no name worse than itself to set it out, the apostle can get no other epithet to it, Rom.vii. 13, than “sinful” sin, so that it cometh in most direct opposition unto God.

    The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

  • There are many sins, little ones, that in our practice pass for venal and uncontrolled; but look on the filthy loathsome nature of all sin, and hate the least offence, for it hath a kind of infiniteness in it, and blotteth the soul, defileth the person.

    The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

  • It seems clear that within the microcosm of the mind and the infiniteness of space, human curiosity is never-ending.

    Jon Chattman: On the Rise: "Deep" Thoughts With Joan as Police Woman

  • We're addicted to the unscripted infiniteness of it all, every game a potential eternity (remember extra innings at Candlestick?)

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  • He once said that the vanity of existence is revealed in the form that existence assumes: in the infiniteness of time and space contrasted with the finiteness of the individual in both; in the fleeting present as the sole form in which actuality exists; in the contingency and relativity of all things; in continual becoming without being; in continual desire without satisfaction; in the continual frustration of striving of which life consists.

    Chuck Klosterman on Living and Society

  • At one time, for example, I accentuate my empirical, finite consciousness, and place myself in opposition to infiniteness ; at another I exclude myself from myself, condemn myself, and give the preponderance to the infinite consciousness.

    I am the fire and the water which touch each other

  • At one time, for example, I accentuate my empirical, finite consciousness, and place myself in opposition to infiniteness ; at another I exclude myself from myself, condemn myself, and give the preponderance to the infinite consciousness.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • In that time it has altered the knowledge and theories scientists have held about the universe and its infiniteness.

    The Magnificence of the Hubble Telescope Space Mission - David Houle - MediaBizBlogger

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