Definition of infinity:
- A quantity greater than any assignable quantity of the same kind.
- Endless or indefinite number; great multitude; as an infinity of beauties.
- That part of a line, or of a plane, or of space, which is infinitely distant. In modern geometry, parallel lines or planes are sometimes treated as lines or planes meeting at infinity.
- Unlimited capacity, energy, excellence, or knowledge; as, the infinity of God and his perfections.
- Unlimited extent of time, space, or quantity; eternity; boundlessness; immensity.
infinitude, inexhaustibleness, limited, continuum, ubiquity, sempiternity, unboundedness, expanse, continuity, infiniteness, eternalness, extent, space, timeless existence, infinite space, unlimitedness, measurelessness, eternality, immeasurableness, the beyond.
- infinity (part of speech: noun)
- perpetuity (part of speech: noun)
This property, which was formerly thought to be a contradiction, is now transformed into a harmless definition of infinity, and shows, in the above case, that the number of finite numbers is infinite.- "Mysticism and Logic and Other Essays", Bertrand Russell.
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