Indefinitely vs. Infinitely

Indefinitely vs. Infinitely — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Indefinitely and Infinitely

Indefinitelyadjective

Unclear; vague.

Infinitelyadjective

Having no boundaries or limits; impossible to measure or calculate.

Indefinitelyadjective

Lacking precise limits

an indefinite leave of absence.

Infinitelyadjective

Immeasurably great or large; boundless

infinite patience.a discovery of infinite importance.

Indefinitelyadjective

Uncertain; undecided

indefinite about their plans.

Infinitelyadjective

Existing beyond or being greater than any arbitrarily large value.

Indefinitelyadverb

In a manner that is not definite.

an indefinitely determined fossil

Infinitelyadjective

Unlimited in spatial extent

a line of infinite length.

Indefinitelyadverb

For a long time, with no defined end.

Infinitelyadjective

Of or relating to a set capable of being put into one-to-one correspondence with a proper subset of itself.

Indefinitelyadverb

Forever.

Infinitelynoun

Something infinite.

Indefinitelyadverb

to an indefinite extent; for an indefinite time;

this could go on indefinitely

Infinitelyadverb

In an infinite manner; as of anything growing without bounds; endlessly.

Infinitelyadverb

To a surpassingly large extent.

He is infinitely more capable than John.

Infinitelyadverb

without bounds;

he is infinitely wealthy

Infinitelyadverb

continuing forever without end;

there are infinitely many possibilities