bound·​less | \ ˈbau̇n(d)-ləs How to pronounce boundless (audio) \

Definition of boundless

: having no boundaries : vast boundless possibilities

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Other Words from boundless

boundlessly adverb
boundlessness noun

Examples of boundless in a Sentence

We were filled with boundless joy. Her love for her family was boundless.
Recent Examples on the Web It’s an appetizer, with apparent roots in Japanese vegetable carving, designed for a quasi-Australian chain, where it’s consumed by American diners with a boundless affection for morsels pulled from a deep fryer. Washington Post, "4 mashup dishes worth trying in the D.C. area, including pulled-pork pupusas and Chinese burritos," 12 Apr. 2021 Their pulpit is not a segregated lunch counter, a music festival in upstate New York or Freedom Rides through the South but rather the seemingly boundless power of social media. Dave Skretta, ajc, "Pushing for change: College athletes' voices grow strong," 4 Apr. 2021 However, his tenacious, boundless curiosity propelled him to make incredible discoveries for all humanity. Brent Dykes, Forbes, "Why Being Passionately Curious Is The Difference Between Good And Great Analysis," 25 Feb. 2021 Friends, family members, colleagues and clients remember Mahady as a Renaissance woman with boundless talent and an astute empathetic intuition. Rachel Hutton, Star Tribune, "Michaela Mahady, influential residential architect, dies at 68," 17 Nov. 2020 Their writers are celebrated as heroes among the woke and given boundless respect, even in outlets that had opposed them for decades. Michael Brendan Dougherty, National Review, "National Review Is Irrelevant," 15 Mar. 2021 Embracing a brazen style born from his passion for his voluptuous lover, his paintings of her reflected the magnitude and ferocity of their affair, replete with boundless, harmonious affection. Natasha Gural, Forbes, "Picasso’s Seminal, Rapturous Portrait Of Nude Mistress-Muse Expected To Fetch As Much As $21 Million," 5 Mar. 2021 The climate envoy John Kerry, a former secretary of state known for his boundless appetite for foreign travel, has not yet left the country and has no specific plans to do so. Michael Crowley, New York Times, "Blinken, Without Leaving Home, Tries to Mend Fences With Allies Abroad," 23 Feb. 2021 The climate envoy John Kerry, a former secretary of state known for his boundless appetite for foreign travel, has not yet left the country and has no specific plans to do so. Michael Crowley,, "Blinken, without leaving home, tries to mend fences with allies abroad," 23 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of boundless

1599, in the meaning defined above

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“Boundless.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of boundless

: not limited in any way : having no boundaries


bound·​less | \ ˈbau̇nd-ləs How to pronounce boundless (audio) \

Kids Definition of boundless

: having no limits boundless energy

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