Definitions

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  • n. The state or quality of being unending.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character of being unending.

Etymologies

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From unending +‎ -ness

Examples

  • In these cases, it will be seen that they have rightly excluded the idea of unendingness from the word [Greek: aion].

    Love's Final Victory

  • In this case, it will be seen that they have imported the idea of unendingness into the word [Greek: aion] and the idea of "eternal" into its adjective, [Greek: aionios].

    Love's Final Victory

  • If it can be shown that the essential meaning of the word is that of limited duration, then the case is very clear; the translators were not justified in foisting into it the idea of unendingness; and this being so, a huge superstructure of doctrine, reared upon the mistranslation, will totter and fall, and an awful nightmare will be lifted from the Christian religion.

    Love's Final Victory

  • And he totters from the strain of leaning backwards to look at the Sistine Chapel ceiling: what does it mean to say, "the unendingness of Michelangelo's art is that of the way we experience the world"?

    The Lost Battles by Jonathan Jones

  • The dream had no sense of malevolence, just unendingness.

    Kate Morton Ebook Collection

  • He then asks them to affirm before God the marriage vows to each other that they made in the registrar office, and, then, he asks God's blessing on the rings that they've exchanged, as the wedding ring that many of us wear is a symbol in its unendingness of the character of marriage.

    CNN Transcript Apr 9, 2005

  • [Greek: aion] cannot denote a period of limitation, and also unendingness.

    Love's Final Victory

  • The word cannot denote unendingness, commonly, but erroneously, termed

    Love's Final Victory

  • The road had the horrid unendingness of a dream of frustration and longing, but there seemed nothing to do except follow it to its end, and hope to find a village or a farm at which he could ask the way.

    The Dancing Druids

  • It was a long time coming, how long I cannot say, for in my then state of nervous tension the hours dragged with the awful unendingness of eternity.

    The Lost Valley

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