Meaning of INFINITY in English

INFINITY

/ ɪnˈfɪnəti; NAmE / noun ( pl. -ies )

1.

[ U ] (also in·fin·it·ies [pl.] ) the state of having no end or limit :

the infinity / infinities of space

2.

[ U ] a point far away that can never be reached :

The landscape seemed to stretch into infinity.

3.

( symb ∞ ) [ U , C ] ( mathematics ) a number larger than any other

4.

[ sing. ] a large amount that is impossible to count :

an infinity of stars

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WORD ORIGIN

late Middle English : from Old French infinite or Latin infinitas , from infinitus , from in- not + finitus finished, finite, past participle of finire , from finis end.

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