Definition of Illimitable

1. Adjective. Without limits in extent or size or quantity. "Limitless vastness of our solar system"

Exact synonyms: Limitless, Measureless
Similar to: Immeasurable, Immensurable, Unmeasurable, Unmeasured
Derivative terms: Limitlessness



Definition of Illimitable

1. a. Incapable of being limited or bounded; immeasurable; limitless; boundless; as, illimitable space.

Definition of Illimitable

1. Adjective. Impervious to limitation, without limit. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Illimitable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Illimitable

illiberalizing
illiberally
illiberalness
illiberalnesses
illicia
illicitly
illicitness
illicitous
illicium
illighten
illightened
illightening
illightens
illimitability
illimitable (current term)
illimitableness
illimitably
illimitation
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illimitedness
illinition
illinitions
illinium
illiniums
illinois
illipe
illipes
illiquation
illiquid

Literary usage of Illimitable

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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"We must believe, according to him, that space is infinite, and that there is an illimitable multitude of indestructible, indivisible, and absolutely compact ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1887)
"... but of far-reaching power, unceasing interest and illimitable value, not only to the present citizens of the Republic but to the generations yet to be, ..."

3. The Positive Philosophy of Auguste Comte by Auguste Comte, Frederic Harrison (1896)
"... from a narrow ground of observation, we can obtain an absolutely infinite variety of forms, and therefore an illimitable field for geometrical science. ..."

4. The Science of Money by Alexander Del Mar (1885)
"... value to consist of an indefinite sum whose only limits fluctuate between illimitable demand and uncertain supply. r^HE laws of the United States ordain ..."

5. Elements of Psychology: Included in a Critical Examination of Locke's Essay by Victor Cousin (1856)
"... 2, the one limited, the other illimitable; 3, the one a sensible representation, the other a rational conception.—This distinction ruines the system of ..."

6. The Dawn in Britain by Charles Montagu Doughty (1906)
"... (Whose mind is as the illimitable deep!) Of ships, lands far-off, tongues, men, ... illimitable ..."

7. English Composition and Rhetoric by Alexander Bain (1888)
"Neutral Strength appeals more exclusively to our sense of what is vast and majestic, aided, it may be, by the mysterious and illimitable. ..."

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