Measureless Meas"ure*less, a. Without measure; unlimited; immeasurable. -- {Meas"ure*less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

Where Alf, the sacred river ran, Through canyons measureless to man, Down to a hidden sea. --Coleridge. [PJC]

Syn: Boundless; limitless; endless; unbounded; unlimited; vast; immense; infinite; immeasurable. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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