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Illimited

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Illimited Not limited; interminable. "The absoluteness and illimitedness of his commission was generally much spoken of."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • illimited Unlimited.
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Usage

In literature:

Rather, an illimitable ocean of it spread over land and sea, in which the very mountain-tops do blink.
"Little Novels of Italy" by Maurice Henry Hewlett
If a man will direct his faculties to any limited and not to illimitable ends, he cripples his faculties.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 2, No. 14, December 1858" by Various
Behind us the lagoon appeared to stretch out to an illimitable distance, without a single object rising above the surface.
"Saved from the Sea" by W.H.G. Kingston
He then cast his eyes around the illimitable expanse, and spied a loon.
"The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians" by Henry R. Schoolcraft
Captain Sarrasin always professed that he found the illimitable spaces of the West too tranquillising for him.
"The Dictator" by Justin McCarthy
In them is neither beauty, mirth, nor terror, except the terror of illimitable ennui.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Belmont was not as wealthy as the others, but a "palatial residence" does not mean illimitable riches even yet in San Francisco.
"The Californians" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
And the face he had dreamed would not look toward him over the illimitable ocean.
"The Wind Bloweth" by Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne
Like a flash, the phrase had opened up to me an illimitable vista of possibilities.
"The Paternoster Ruby" by Charles Edmonds Walk
Nothing could change the illimitable majesty of this view.
"A Daughter of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
The field to be covered by the wants of readers, and the inquiries that he is expected to answer, are literally illimitable.
"A Book for All Readers" by Ainsworth Rand Spofford
Illimitable was the craving for and illimitable the power to absorb what is extraordinary in real life.
"Erasmus and the Age of Reformation" by Johan Huizinga
And his faith was illimitable.
"The Valley of Silent Men" by James Oliver Curwood
Above us curved the illimitable arch of darkening sky.
"The Floating Island of Madness" by Jason Kirby
To the west lay what men supposed to be an illimitable ocean, full of mystery, peril, and death.
"Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia" by Various
Thus the way was opened for new developments and for illimitable extension.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3" by Various
As to the commercial resources of Duluth, sir, they are simply illimitable and inexhaustible, as shown by this map.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 4" by Various
There can be no doubt of the illimitable influence of the mother in the formation of her child's character.
"Maids Wives and Bachelors" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
Signs unnoted by the denizens of city serve to guide the trappers over trackless wastes of illimitable snow.
"The Story of the Trapper" by A. C. Laut
It is the end of the upper world, but the plains seem illimitable.
"The Art of Illustration" by Henry Blackburn
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In poetry:

The illimitable hollow, sad,
Blue space of heaven august,
Stooping in awful sympathy
Over this ail of dust.
"Immortal Eve - IV" by Manmohan Ghose
And an illimitable desire
Quickened our souls with pain.
We knew that we were still at one
With the people in the train.
"On Reading Ballads" by Arthur Graeme West
With augment of imperious tides
On vague, illimitable coasts,
And battle-haze of merging hosts
To which the flare of Vega rides.
"The Testimony of the Suns" by George Sterling
He hung its starry roof on high--
The broad illimitable sky;
He spread its pavement, green and bright,
And curtain'd it with morning light.
"Dedication Hymn" by Nathaniel Parker Willis
So casually we met, our meeting ended
By casual farewell, a commonplace
Only our inner vision comprehended:
Our hands had bridged illimitable space.
"On The Path" by Benjamin Musser
If in that moment we are all we are
We live enough. Let this for all requite.
Do I not know, some winged things from far
Are borne along illimitable night
To dance their lives out in a single flight
Between the moonrise and the setting star?
"The Mortal Lease" by Edith Wharton