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 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 Despite the trauma his family has endured, Moore wants to pass down that same boundless sense of possibility that his daughter’s namesake possessed. Los Angeles Times, "A Black reporter’s road trip to the inauguration — and a search for America’s ‘soul’," 7 Feb. 2021 The action that Congress was contemplating was heresy from a fiscal-conservative perspective, but the alternative—failing businesses, deepening poverty, boundless unemployment—was worse. Lawrence Wright, The New Yorker, "The Plague Year," 28 Dec. 2020 After her appointment in 2015, Campanelli cut a much more public figure than many of her predecessors, becoming well-known for her seemingly boundless energy and fierce advocacy of indigent clients both in and out of the courtroom. Megan Crepeau,, "Reform advocate Sharone Mitchell’s appointment as Cook County public defender made official," 18 Mar. 2021 The boundless helpfulness of our female digital assistants — our Siris, our Alexas, the voice of Google Maps — has given us a false sense of security. Helen Shaw, Vulture, "In Klara and the Sun, Artificial Intelligence Meets Real Sacrifice," 6 Mar. 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 11 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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