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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