from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Without end or limit; boundless; infinite.
  • v. To menace; to threaten.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Endless.
  • transitive v. To menace; to threaten.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not terminated; unbounded; unlimited; endless.
  • To menace.


in- +‎ terminate (Wiktionary)
Latin interminatus, past participle of interminari. (Wiktionary)


  • But when dawn broke and she saw those interminate plains west of Julesburg, those prodigious reaches of loneliness, gray-brown to the horizon without tree or shadow, the enormousness of their adventure overcame her, and she fell into such a trembling that Vesta had to grasp her hands and quieten her.



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