Part of speech: noun
Origin: Latin, 1640s
The state of having limits or bounds.
Examples of Finitude in a sentence
"The fussy toddler’s mother was quickly reaching the finitude of her patience."
"There is a finitude of fresh produce at the convenience store."
Popularity Over Time
This word originated from the Latin “finis,” meaning “end” + “-dō,” meaning to “signify a noun of state.”
Did you Know?
Finitude is a popular topic across many areas of academia, including philosophy, psychology, art, and economics. There’s an intellectual struggle between what’s a known or acceptable entity in the human experience at a given time (the finitude) versus what’s possible if the human brain can imagine it.