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interminability

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  • noun endlessness

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  • Its interminability, mostly; its details hardly at all.

    Archive 2010-04-01

  • Its interminability, mostly; its details hardly at all.

    Robert Jordan, Wheel of Time 5: The Fires of Heaven (1993)

  • They treat coffee with a reverence, a fetishism, that is so Pacific Northwestern, it is positively Eastern: spending five, or ten, or twenty minutes watching and waiting for a cup of pour-over coffee at Blue Bottle, one cannot help thinking of the tea ceremony, in all its imponderable interminability.

    Alex Henry: Of Greek Keys and Coffee Geeks

  • Having said that, I got through about three-quarters of the first book out of a similar sense of requirement and despaired, pressed eject, etc. at the already sheer sense of interminability.

    Robert Jordan, Wheel of Time 8: The Path of Daggers (1998)

  • They treat coffee with a reverence, a fetishism, that is so Pacific Northwestern, it is positively Eastern: spending five, or ten, or twenty minutes watching and waiting for a cup of pour-over coffee at Blue Bottle, one cannot help thinking of the tea ceremony, in all its imponderable interminability.

    Alex Henry: Of Greek Keys and Coffee Geeks

  • The length is deliberate, of course, constituting an implicit allegory of interminability, manifesting and conveying in no uncertain manner, but in one which perhaps you have not as yet full grasped, the withering tedium of the bureaucratic assault on the spirit and senses of man!

    Mercenaries Of Gor

  • So mathematically straight was it that only when perspective closed it in, or when it dropped over the summit of a little rise, did the eye lose the effect of its interminability.

    African Camp Fires

  • The chief characteristic of Broadway is its interminability.

    Your United States Impressions of a first visit

  • And rueful as the strain was, it helped him assign the pageant a near distance, a middle distance, and then interminability.

    The Prince of India — Volume 01

  • Ballard is on shaky ground when it comes to the lack of imagination and interminability of the excerpts (they are all short!) but he's damn right about the unintentional humour, the po-faced gravity, the elaborate detail and the daft names.

    The Guardian World News

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