from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Being or seeming to be without an end; endless. See Synonyms at continual.
- adj. Tiresomely long; tedious.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Existing or occurring without interruption or end; ceaseless, unending.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Without termination; admitting no limit; boundless; endless; wearisomely protracted.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Without termination; endless; having no limits or limitation; unending; long drawn out: as, interminable space or duration; interminable sufferings.
- Synonyms Limitless, illimitable.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. tiresomely long; seemingly without end
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Michael, full grown, mature, was so merry-hearted an individual that he found all delight in interminable romps with Scraps.
This used to be one of my favorite blogs; increasingly, it seems to have been taken over by one or more of those humorless, argumentative kids that could always be counted on to engage in interminable, pointless arguments with teachers in high school and college (not Harvard).
While waiting in interminable lines, the masses oohed.
Those limits are what makes the granting of extra constitutional powers acceptable and less likely to result in interminable tyranny.
The journey to wartime Buchenwald has been described as an interminable winter train trip, prisoners shoved so tightly into a wooden cattle car that their skin froze to the person next to them, turning the unfortunate passengers into one giant, barely squirming block of ice.
They will be involved in interminable and boring investigations or interrogations
I would class this a speculative fiction anyway, but there we start in interminable process of labelling, and lets not have that pointless discussion here.
It's a bill that has achieved, finally, some long overdue national notice to make it easier for parents to adopt children, and to make it easier to get these kids out of long term interminable delays in foster homes and into solid adoptive homes.
England, though her many fields and wide spread woods seem interminable, is but a small part of her.
And I no longer have to waste my time in interminable meetings, of course! (
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