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.

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Trump’s boundless verve and 87 percent approval among Republicans — per a Tuesday Economist/YouGov survey — generate base-voter intensity. Deroy Murdock, National Review, "What Makes Joe Run?," 6 Sep. 2019 Storl’s book takes bears out of the scientific and ecological realms, and places them squarely in the boundless worlds of human imagination. David James, Anchorage Daily News, "New book explores mankind’s fascination with bears, from Stone Age to 'Winnie the Pooh’," 31 Aug. 2019 The boundless expanse of time vis-à-vis this particular weekend. Michael Andor Brodeur,, "Billy Porter, Vivian Suter, Leslie Jones, and way too many creepy puppets," 29 Aug. 2019 The winemaker is generally irreverent and unguarded, with a boundless grin and a seemingly infinite store of energy. Esther Mobley,, "Winemaker Shauna Rosenblum had to step out of her father’s shadow to find her own voice," 28 Aug. 2019 With its tale of corporate espionage, treachery and boundless ambition, Google had sought to derail Uber’s self-driving-car unit, which is central to its plan to one day turn a profit by, in part, eliminating payments to human drivers. Greg Bensinger, Washington Post, "U.S. attorney’s office files charges against former Google executive Anthony Levandowski, who allegedly stole self-driving car trade secrets and gave them to Uber.," 27 Aug. 2019 Unlike earlier sitcoms, Leave It to Beaver was told from the child’s point of view, and established the home and the neighborhood—the fictional community of Mayfield—as the boundless playground of the white American boy. Joanna Scutts, Curbed, "The shows we’ve lived by," 14 Aug. 2019 At 6 feet 4 and 215 pounds, with breakaway speed and elite jump-ball skills, McClain’s potential appears boundless. Ryan Kartje, Los Angeles Times, "USC receiver Munir McClain is creating a buzz that was absent during recruiting," 12 Aug. 2019 And yet one senses, in her boundless fascination with the unsettled and in-between, a link to the difficulties her own group has faced. Abigail Deutsch, Harper's magazine, "Bette on the Blues," 22 July 2019

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First Known Use of boundless

1599, in the meaning defined above

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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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to make a temporary encampment

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