FINITE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of FINITE
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finite
 a.  having a limit; limited in quantity, degree, or capacity; bounded
Classic Sentence:
1  That great need of man, the finite, which admits of embrace, they ignore.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—HOW FROM A BROTHER ONE BECOMES A FATHER
2  The finite which admits of progress and sublime toil, they do not think about.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—HOW FROM A BROTHER ONE BECOMES A FATHER
3  The indefinite, which is born from the human and divine combination of the infinite and the finite, escapes them.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—HOW FROM A BROTHER ONE BECOMES A FATHER
4  The sea had jeeringly kept his finite body up, but drowned the infinite of his soul.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 93. The Castaway.
5  He is finite, though he is powerful to do much harm and suffers not as we do.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
Example Sentence:
1  By the way, it's wrong to think a single individual can overtake a population of size infinity in finite time.
2  So far, sites have focused their attention on a younger demographic, which is finite, fickle and limited in expendable income.
3  We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.
4  The funds available for the health service are finite and we cannot afford to waste money.