boundlessness, infinitude, as psych. t. t. appld. in later books to the four varieties of philanthropy, viz mettā karuṃā muditā upekkhā i.e. love, pity, sympathy desinterestedness, and as such enumerated at DN.iii.223 (q. v for detailed ref. as to var. passages); Pts.i.84; Vb.272 sq.; Dhs-a.195. By itself at Snp.507 (= mettajjhānasankhātā a. Snp-a.417). See for further expln.Dhs trsl. p. 66 and mettā.
a + pamaññā, abstr. fr. pamāṇa = Sk. *pramānya