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infinitude

(ĭn-fĭn′ĭ-to͞od′, -tyo͞od′)
n.
1. The state or quality of being infinite.
2. An immeasurably large quantity, number, or extent.
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Moreover, human finitude as opposed to God's inconceivable infinitude is a distinction Locke seeks to maintain throughout the Essay, as he writes: "If you do not understand the operations of your own finite mind, that thinking thing within you, do not deem it strange, that you cannot comprehend the operations of the eternal infinite mind" (4.
The spiritual tension that is revealed in these central notebooks is between finitude and infinitude and not between faith and modernity.
Within its fictional context, this fear is more than an extreme version of astrophobia (a fear of space), because it is also trypophobia, a fear of holes, of endless depth, of infinitude, which returns us, according to Eco, to lists.
This unrest stems from man's experiencing at one and the same moment the overwhelming infinitude of the object, and his own limitations.
The true Christianity,--a faith like Christ's in the infinitude of man,--is lost" (CW 1:89).
E a finicao mecanica que da acesso a infinitude do sentido.
How do we find that connection, how can the artist push beyond the received and tyrannical culture to find that "the poems are everywhere, we walk among them--an infinitude of them occupying the same boundless space" (Notley 2005, 168)?
In their multitude the stars show forth God's infinitude and as "sentinals of the night" they serve as an image of His distant watchfulness.
And here we realize the thrilling infinitude implied by his work, its Baroque abundance.
That inscriptive, or reinscriptive, dimension--something Shakespeare evokes repeatedly in his threshold scenes--arises because the social field isn't a mutual space, a world, or even a collectivity, it's an infinitude in relation to which any claim to descriptive exteriority becomes the measure of a renewed absorption.
The individual comes to know that his or her existence is a synthesis of finitude and infinitude through the lived experiences of limitations and possibilities, or of contingencies and enactments of hope, in the inescapability of spatial-temporal situatedness.