Root Word of the Day: FINITUDE

finitude (noun) – the state or characteristic having an end or limit
BREAKDOWN: FIN- (end) + -ITE (connected with) + -TUDE (state of being)
finite means having a defined end or limit
infinity is the state or characteristic having no end or limit (also infinitude)


This word is built on the root FIN-, which means end, last, or limit.
Common FIN- words include confine, define, final, finance, fine, finish, and infinity.
More esoteric FIN- words include finery, financier, paraffin, and superfine.

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