(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
Limitless number
Nouns — infinity, infinitude, infiniteness; immensity, limitlessness, inexhaustibility, immeasurability, incalculability, illimitability, interminability; eternity, perpetuity; endlessness. See space, universe.
Verbs — be infinite, boundless, etc.; go on or endure forever; immortalize; have no bounds, limit, or end.
Adjectives — infinite, immense; numberless, countless, sumless, measureless; innumerable, immeasurable, incalculable, illimitable, interminable, endless, unfathomable, bottomless, inexhaustible; indefinite; without number, limit, end, or measure, beyond measure; incomprehensible; limitless, boundless; untold, unnumbered, unmeasured, unbounded; perpetual, eternal.
Adverbs — infinitely, etc.; ad infinitum; perpetually.
Phrases — their name is legion.
Quotations — To see a world in a grain of sand and a heaven in a wild flower, hold infinity in the palm of your hand and eternity in an hour (William Blake), Suffering is permanent, obscure, and dark, and shares the nature of infinity (William Wordsworth), I can't help it, the idea of the infinite torments me (Alfred de Musset), The eternal silence of these infinite spaces terrifies me (Blaise Pascal).
Antonyms, see limit.
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. boundlessness, endlessness, the beyond, infinitude, limitlessness, expanse, extent, continuum, eternity, continuity, infinite space, ubiquity; see also eternity 1 , space 1 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
endlessness, limitlessness, continuum, eternity, inexhaustibility, infinitude, immeasurability, forever, perpetuity, vast-ness. ''A fathomless gulf, into which all things vanish.''—Marcus Aurelius. ''A dark illimitable ocean, without bound.''—John Milton.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. The state or quality of being infinite: boundlessness, immeasurability, immeasurableness, inexhaustibility, inexhaustibleness, infiniteness, limitlessness, measurelessness, unboundedness, unlimitedness. See LIMITED. 2. The totality of time without beginning or end: eternality, eternalness, eternity, perpetuity, sempiternity. See LIMITED.

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