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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"?

    "I Am Lapidary But Not Eristic When I Use Big Words."

  • "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.

    Bright Lights After Dark

  • You read the consciousness of life that it is alive; but still no further away, no endlessness of life.

    Chapter 5

  • 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.

    The Kempton-Wace Letters

  • 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.

    Day 5 random holiday thoughts

  • 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.

    James Elkins: Using Google Art To Explore Famous, Unfinished Paintings


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