illimitable

  • 1 Illimitable — Il*lim it*a*ble, a. [Pref. il not + limitable: cf. F. illimitable.] Incapable of being limited or bounded; immeasurable; limitless; boundless; as, illimitable space. [1913 Webster] The wild, the irregular, the illimitable, and the luxuriant, have …

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  • 2 illimitable — index infinite, myriad, omnipotent, open ended, profuse, unqualified (unlimited) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

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  • 3 illimitable — [i(l)limitabl] adj. ÉTYM. 1807, Destutt de Tracy, in T. L. F.; de illimité, ou de il (→ 1. In ), et limitable. ❖ ♦ Rare. Qui ne peut être limité; auquel on ne peut assigner de limites …

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  • 4 illimitable — (adj.) 1590s, from IL (Cf. il ) not + LIMITABLE (Cf. limitable) …

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  • 5 illimitable — boundless, *infinite, uncircumscribed, eternal, sempiternal Analogous words: endless, *everlasting, interminable …

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  • 6 illimitable — [i lim′i tə bəl] adj. [< IN 2 + LIMITABLE] without limit or bounds; immeasurable illimitability n. illimitableness illimitably adv …

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  • 7 illimitable — adjective Date: 1596 incapable of being limited or bounded ; measureless < the illimitable reaches of space and time > • illimitability noun • illimitableness noun • illimitably adverb …

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  • 8 illimitable — (il li mi ta bl ) adj. Auquel on ne peut assigner de bornes ; qui ne peut être limité. Influence illimitable. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Voy. illimité …

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  • 9 illimitable — illimitability, illimitableness, n. illimitably, adv. /i lim i teuh beuhl/, adj. not limitable; limitless; boundless. [1590 1600; IL 2 + LIMITABLE] * * * …

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  • 10 illimitable — adjective /ɪˈlɪmɪtəbəl/ Impervious to limitation, without limit. Syn: infinite, limitless, unlimited Ant: limitable …

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  • 11 illimitable — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Having no ends or limits: boundless, endless, immeasurable, infinite, limitless, measureless, unbounded, unlimited. See LIMITED …

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  • 12 illimitable — il·lim·it·a·ble || ɪ lɪmɪtÉ™bl adj. limitless; immeasurable; infinite, boundless …

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  • 13 illimitable — adjective limitless. Derivatives illimitability noun illimitably adverb …

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  • 14 illimitable — a. Boundless, infinite, unbounded, immense, vast …

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  • 15 illimitable — adj limitless, unlimited, boundless, unbounded, infinite; unending, endless, eternal, ceaseless; immeasurable, unfathomable, incalculable; immense, vast, enormous, stretching to the far horizons …

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  • 16 illimitable — il·limitable …

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  • 17 illimitable — il•lim•it•a•ble [[t]ɪˈlɪm ɪ tə bəl[/t]] adj. not limitable • Etymology: 1590–1600 il•lim it•a•bil′i•ty, il•lim′it•a•ble•ness, n. il•lim′it•a•bly, adv …

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  • 18 illimitable — /ɪˈlɪmətəbəl/ (say i limuhtuhbuhl) adjective not limitable; limitless; boundless. –illimitability /ɪˌlɪmətəˈbɪləti/ (say i.limuhtuh biluhtee), illimitabless, noun –illimitably, adverb …

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  • 19 illimitable — adj. limitless. Derivatives: illimitability n. illimitableness n. illimitably adv. Etymology: LL illimitatus f. L limitatus (as IN (1), L limitatus past part. of limitare LIMIT) …

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  • 20 Illimitableness — Illimitable Il*lim it*a*ble, a. [Pref. il not + limitable: cf. F. illimitable.] Incapable of being limited or bounded; immeasurable; limitless; boundless; as, illimitable space. [1913 Webster] The wild, the irregular, the illimitable, and the… …

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