boundedness

noun

bound·​ed·​ness ˈbau̇n-dəd-nəs How to pronounce boundedness (audio)
: the quality or state of being bounded

Examples of boundedness in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The combination of specificity, time-boundedness and measurability creates greater accountability for leaders and employees, establishing a playbook for success. Yec, Forbes, 24 Jan. 2023 The whole hypnotic scene—aural and visual—was a metaphor for the boundedness of human life, for the inconceivable distance humanity had traveled while going nowhere. Andrew Delbanco, The New York Review of Books, 27 Apr. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1674, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of boundedness was in 1674

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Cite this Entry

“Boundedness.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boundedness. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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