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Definition of "finitude" [fin•i•tude]

  • The quality or condition of being finite. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "finitude" in a sentence
  • "Living in full acknowledgement of our finitude is the key to being authentic or rather the key to authentic being."
  • "According to Heidegger, finitude is the essence of being human."
  • "This might be why many people have problems saying thank you, as thank you involves recognition of finitude, that one is limited -- that one cannot do it alone."