Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The character of being unending.

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  • noun The state or quality of being unending.

Etymologies

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From unending +‎ -ness

Examples

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    The Forgotten Garden

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

    The Forgotten Garden

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

    The Forgotten Garden

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

    The Forgotten Garden

  • 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

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