un·​bound·​ed ˌən-ˈbau̇n-dəd How to pronounce unbounded (audio)
: having no limit
unbounded joy
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 These labor market vulnerabilities are a cautionary reminder that the country’s vaunted digital sector—whose promise does seem almost unbounded—employs high-skilled workers who constitute a small fraction of the workforce. Arvind Subramanian, Foreign Affairs, 9 Dec. 2022 And in return for his unbounded devotion and discretion, he’s allowed to gaze upon a realm of unimaginable riches and pleasures. Ron Charles, Washington Post, 29 Dec. 2022 Trumpworld’s unbounded view of free speech, if applied consistently, would eliminate most state and federal crimes. Matt Ford, The New Republic, 4 Aug. 2023 Over the past few years, vulnerable democracies such as Hungary, India, Poland, and Israel have struggled to protect their independent judiciaries from political influence and to preserve them as checks against an unbounded concentration of power. Laurence H. Tribe, The New York Review of Books, 27 July 2023 Ausubel has concocted a wild and woolly global escapade about unbounded scientific experimentation. Heller McAlpin, The Christian Science Monitor, 18 Apr. 2023 According to the unbounded denominators conjecture, those two spaces should be identical. Jordana Cepelewicz, Quanta Magazine, 9 Mar. 2023 For a company that depended on an unbounded sense of optimism among investors to maintain its high stock price — Tesla was at one point worth more than Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, Mercedes, BMW, Ford and General Motors combined — these crashes might seem like a problem. Christopher Cox, New York Times, 17 Jan. 2023 And while, equipped with the proper accessories, the six-cylinder version is perfectly sufficient for essentially all off-road forays, the honeyed power of the bigger mill makes the V8 Defender our preferred steed for adventures, whether urban or unbounded. Basem Wasef, Robb Report, 28 Apr. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1565, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of unbounded was in 1565

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“Unbounded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbounded. Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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un·​bound·​ed ˌən-ˈbau̇n-dəd How to pronounce unbounded (audio)
: having no bounds or limits
unbounded space
unbounded enthusiasm
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