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

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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 Compassion can of course be awfully vague, and also dangerously unbounded, as an organizing principle for social action. Yuval Levin, National Review, "The Historian as Moralist," 31 Dec. 2019 One reason Republicans struggle to measure up to Trump’s standard of hardball is that the president defends his behavior and attacks his adversaries in ways that are often unbounded by fact or the normal rules of political discourse. BostonGlobe.com, "After an extraordinary week, Trump maintains total innocence, putting Republicans in awkward spot - The Boston Globe," 24 Nov. 2019 This access to negative numbers gives us unlimited options for our sum, meaning that our search space, as in the sum-of-integers problem, is unbounded. Quanta Magazine, "Good Cube Hunting," 5 Nov. 2019 Get our daily newsletter Judge Tatel emphasised that Congress’s subpoena power is not unbounded. S.m. | New York, The Economist, "Why the battle over Donald Trump’s financial records will drag on," 14 Oct. 2019 When Laura Sartori Rimini, one half of the alchemical decorating and architectural establishment Studio Peregalli, decided to throw a full-moon birthday party for herself on Capri, one knew that the beauty would be unbounded. Vogue, "Magic in the Moonlight: Hamish Bowles Toasts Laura Sartori Rimini’s Birthday Over a Picture-Perfect Capri Weekend," 1 Oct. 2019 David's love of family and friends was unbounded, his work ethic and sense of responsibility impeccable, and his sense of humor dry and wicked. courant.com, "David J. Calchera," 15 Sep. 2019 In a careful and persuasive reply to Deneen in the Catholic Social Science Review, Paul R. DeHart points out that both Locke and the Founders rejected Hobbes’s theory of unbounded sovereignty and his underlying metaphysics. Ramesh Ponnuru, National Review, "The Right Liberalism," 11 July 2019 These questions would likely prove academic, as Sen. Hawley’s bill provides a way of avoiding the unbounded legal liability that would come with being labeled politically biased. Chris Cox, WSJ, "Hawley’s Bad Idea to Protect Speech," 23 June 2019

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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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10 Jan 2020

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“Unbounded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbounded. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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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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