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- n. The state of being endless; eternity or perpetuity
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being endless; perpetuity.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The character of being endless; extension without end or limit; perpetuity; endless duration.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the property of being (or seeming to be) without end
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How can you speak so harshly of the lyrical "endlessness"?
"How they reconcile such an endlessness, which is also such a narrowness, with what I believe is an instinctual need for a hierarchy with meaningful functions, we do not yet know.
But Synecdoche, New York is not without its problems, the greatest of which is that it introduces a kind of endlessness that then consumes it.
You read the consciousness of life that it is alive; but still no further away, no endlessness of life.
It is a higher majesty to be inalien and a part — a ringed ripple in the Vastness — than to lie broad and smiling in meaningless endlessness.
Tail the endlessness of the eating with the table cleaning, the floor mopping, the wipe-down of the bathrooms, the kitchen scrubbing and you got one giant circle of nothing.
Being at this restaurant so much, the thing that strikes her about eating is the endlessness of it.
Its endlessness, the soothing sound, the fresh sea wind, the way the waves sparkle in the sunlight, and the creatures that live in it.
Dreading the finality of closing time, of exchanging warmth, light, conviviality for the loneliness of a rented room, hideous dreams, insomnia—-the endlessness of night, they start a new game, comparing scars.
If it had been definitively finished, in a way it would have been ruined, because it is all about the endlessness of the Law.