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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or quality of being illimitable.

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  • noun The quality of being illimitable; absence of limits.


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illimitable +‎ -ness


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  • Matter even of the Intellectual Realm is the Indefinite, [the undelimited]; it must be a thing generated by the undefined nature, the illimitable nature, of the Eternal Being, The One illimitableness, however, not possessing native existence There but engendered by The One.

    The Six Enneads. Plotinus 1952

  • As we ascend, vast new tracts are unrolled on all sides beneath our eyes, and the impression of the desert becomes more distressing by reason of this visible affirmation of its illimitableness.

    The World's Greatest Books — Volume 19 — Travel and Adventure Various 1909

  • I know in my heart that all the hills on earth, with all their halos on them, their cities of leaves, and circles of life, would not take the place to me, in mystery, closeness, illimitableness, and wonder -- of one man.

    The Lost Art of Reading Gerald Stanley Lee 1903

  • There are two limits: one is the boundless illimitableness of God's perfection, and the possibilities of our possession of Him are not exhausted until we have reached that infinite completeness.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, Ruth, and First Book of Samuel, Second Samuel, First Kings, and Second Kings chapters I to VII Alexander Maclaren 1868

  • This mighty, irresistible proof -- accompanied by an ever-increasing knowledge of the conformability to a purpose in everything we see around us, by the conviction of the boundless immensity of creation, by the consciousness of a certain illimitableness in the possible extension of our knowledge, and by a desire commensurate therewith -- remains to humanity, even after the theoretical cognition of ourselves has failed to establish the necessity of an existence after death.

    The Critique of Pure Reason Immanuel Kant 1764

  • “Whitman was a child of the sea,” said Mr. Burroughs; “nurtured by the sea, cradled by the sea; he gave one the same sense of invigoration and of illimitableness that we get from the sea.

    Our Friend John Burroughs Barrus, Clara, 1864-1931 1914


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