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

  • adjective Being or seeming to be without an end; endless: synonym: continual.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Without termination; endless; having no limits or limitation; unending; long drawn out: as, interminable space or duration; interminable sufferings.
  • Synonyms Limitless, illimitable.

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

  • adjective Without termination; admitting no limit; boundless; endless; wearisomely protracted.

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

  • adjective Existing or occurring without interruption or end; ceaseless, unending.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective tiresomely long; seemingly without end


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