un·​bound·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈbau̇n-dəd How to pronounce unbounded (audio) \

Definition of unbounded

1 : having no limit unbounded joy

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unboundedness noun

Examples of unbounded in a Sentence

the unbounded enthusiasm shown by the new club members unbounded terror that was caused by the simultaneous detonation of seven car bombs around the city
Recent Examples on the Web So imagine the unbounded joy that arrived last week for Faris and millions of other film fanatics when officials in Sacramento and Los Angeles ruled that movie houses could reopen. James Rainey, Los Angeles Times, "The scent of popcorn, the silver screen: L.A.’s movie theater fans finally get their fix," 21 Mar. 2021 That was his boyish curiosity, his unbounded fascination with anything new. Washington Post, "Steven Spurrier blew up the wine world with the Judgment of Paris. His legacy lives on.," 19 Mar. 2021 Their chief assets were indomitable will and unbounded curiosity. John Schandelmeier, Anchorage Daily News, "Help write the history of Alaska’s second wave of newcomers, who lived and died in the backcountry," 7 Feb. 2021 Anyone who has ever wandered through a (pre-pandemic) city has likely felt overstimulated at some point by the light, the noise, the crowds, the seemingly unbounded potential. Ben Wilson, Star Tribune, "Review: 'Metropolis,' by Ben Wilson," 18 Dec. 2020 By replacing it, first as a fuel and then as a material, the British exited a long era of placid economic growth and entered a dizzying time of unbounded possibility. Daniel Immerwahr, The New Republic, "How Trees Made Us Human," 1 Dec. 2020 Friedman said capitalism would give us unbounded freedom and prosperity. John Horgan, Scientific American, "Big Tech, Out-of-Control Capitalism and the End of Civilization," 7 Oct. 2020 In the 1972 campaign, Joe Biden is a snapshot of a candidate rushing toward what seems an unbounded future. Laurie Kellman, Star Tribune, "The Ultimate Recovery: Cycles of pain anchor Biden's moment," 14 Aug. 2020 The Prussian traveler’s effusive personality and unbounded curiosity about American geography, culture and politics sparked lifelong friendships with some of the key figures of American history. Eleanor Jones Harvey, Smithsonian Magazine, "Who Was Alexander von Humboldt?," 24 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of unbounded

1565, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of unbounded was in 1565

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23 Mar 2021

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“Unbounded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbounded. Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of unbounded

: not limited in any way


un·​bound·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈbau̇n-dəd How to pronounce unbounded (audio) \

Kids Definition of unbounded

: having no limits unbounded enthusiasm

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