Infinitely
Infinitely In"fi*nite*ly, adv. 1. Without bounds or limits; beyond or below assignable limits; as, an infinitely large or infinitely small quantity. [1913 Webster]

2. Very; exceedingly; vastly; highly; extremely. ``Infinitely pleased.'' --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


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  • infinitely — early 15c., from INFINITE (Cf. infinite) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • infinitely — in|fi|nite|ly [ˈınfınıtli] adv [+ adjective/adverb] very much used especially when comparing things ▪ This school is infinitely better than the last one I went to. ▪ Being on your own is infinitely preferable to being in an unhappy relationship.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • infinitely — infinite, infinitely are derived from the Latin word infinitus meaning ‘without limit’ (Latin finis ‘end’), and this is the proper meaning of these words in English. In practice, however, they tend to be used in the weaker senses ‘very great’ and …   Modern English usage

  • infinitely — in|fi|nite|ly [ ınfınıtli ] adverb very, or very much: It tastes infinitely better than the last coffee we had. I m infinitely grateful for your help …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • infinitely — UK [ˈɪnfɪnətlɪ] / US [ˈɪnfɪnɪtlɪ] adverb very, or very much It tastes infinitely better than the last coffee we had. I m infinitely grateful for your help …   English dictionary

  • infinitely — [ˈɪnfɪnətli] adv very, or very much It tastes infinitely better than the last coffee we had.[/ex] I m infinitely grateful for your help.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • infinitely — adverb 1. without bounds (Freq. 1) he is infinitely wealthy • Syn: ↑boundlessly, ↑immeasurably • Derived from adjective: ↑immeasurable (for: ↑immeasur …   Useful english dictionary

  • infinitely — adverb a) in an infinite manner; as of anything growing without bounds; endlessly He is infinitely more capable than John. b) To a surpassingly large extent …   Wiktionary

  • infinitely — adv. Infinitely is used with these adjectives: ↑adaptable, ↑better, ↑complex, ↑divisible, ↑flexible, ↑large, ↑patient, ↑precious, ↑precise, ↑preferable, ↑remote, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • infinitely — adverb (+ adj/adv) very much: Living in the country is infinitely preferable to living in London …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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