pseudoinfinite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pseudo- +‎ infinite

Adjective[edit]

pseudoinfinite (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to a finite number that, in a given context, has the property of infinite; it is so large as to be indistinguishable from infinite in a particular scenario.
  2. Appearing to be, but not in fact, boundless, endless, or limitless.
    The pseudoinfinite loop seemed as though it would never terminate, but did eventually.