Infinitesimally vs Infinitesimal - What's the difference?

infinitesimally | infinitesimal |

Infinitesimally is a derived term of infinitesimal.

is in an infinitesimal manner.

incalculably, exceedingly, or immeasurably minute; vanishingly small.

As a noun infinitesimal is

(mathematics) a non-zero quantity whose magnitude is smaller than any positive number (by definition it is not a real number).

infinitesimally

English

• In an infinitesimal manner.
• To an infinitesimal degree.
• infinitesimal

English

• Incalculably, exceedingly, or immeasurably minute; vanishingly small.
• *
• (mathematics) Of or pertaining to values that approach zero as a limit.
• (informal) Very small.
• Usage notes

* Strictly, this adjective, like infinite, is incomparable, so more infinitesimal' and '''most infinitesimal are proscribed, especially in the mathematical sense. However, these forms do occur in informal usage, where the ''very small (but measurable) sense is most common.

Antonyms

* infinite * enormous

Noun

(wikipedia infinitesimal) (en noun)
• (mathematics) A non-zero quantity whose magnitude is smaller than any positive number (by definition it is not a real number).

* infinity

Derived terms

* infinitesimal calculus * infinitesimally