Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Impossible to exhaust; inexhaustible.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Incapable of being exhausted; that cannot be wholly expended, consumed, or emptied; inexhaustible: as, an exhaustless fund or store.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not be exhausted; inexhaustible.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Unable to be exhausted; having an endless supply.
  • adjective Of an automobile or similar machine, not producing exhaust; nonpolluting.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

exhaust +‎ -less

Examples

  • And though hand-picking may have made a clearance for the time, yet the ranks were always filled and refilled, in exhaustless measure.

    Gardening by Myself

  • Kate Chopin describes the landscape of the area where the story takes place in Louisiana and talks about the "ground of the plantation-rich in its exhaustless powers of reproduction" (Russell, David, A Vision of Reunion page 9, Kate Chopin, 1890).

    The More things change, The more they remain the same [Oligarchs = Facism]

  • The next morning, Cecilia took care to fill up her time more advantageously, than in wandering about the house in search of a companion she now expected not to find: she got together her books, arranged them to her fancy, and secured to herself for the future occupation of her leisure hours, the exhaustless fund of entertainment which reading, that richest, highest, and noblest source of intellectual enjoyment, perpetually affords.

    Cecilia

  • And more than hope: an exhaustless store of certainty, vision, belief-which came to me first in the time of my youthhood, the Depression '30s.

    The '30S

  • With the exhaustless reservoir of the Government of the United States furnishing easy money, the sales increase, the businesses enlarge, more new enterprises are started, the spirit of optimism pervades the community.

    What Happened to the American Dream

  • And oh as to me it will be exhaustless, may but its sweet dispenser experience some share of the happiness she bestows, and then what, save her own purity, will be so perfect, so unsullied, as the felicity of her!

    Cecilia

  • With the exhaustless reservoir of the Government of the United States furnishing easy money, the sales increase, the businesses enlarge, more new enterprises are started, the spirit of optimism pervades the community.

    Is the Medicine Worse Than the Illness?

  • To introduce an element of uncertainty into pleasure is to prolong illusion, and render lasting those selfish satisfactions which all creatures hold, and should shroud a woman in expectancy, crown her sovereign, and invest her with an exhaustless power, a redundancy of life, that makes everything blossom around her.

    Letters of Two Brides

  •   From spoils of nations, and the exhaustless East

    Childe Harold's Pilgrimage

  • Oh deep, exhaustless, mighty well of love, in which so much was sunk!

    Dombey and Son

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