Definition of Endless

1. Adjective. Tiresomely long; seemingly without end. "An interminable sermon"

Exact synonyms: Eternal, Interminable
Similar to: Long
Derivative terms: Endlessness, Eternity



2. Adjective. Infinitely great in number. "Endless waves"
Similar to: Infinite
Derivative terms: Endlessness

3. Adjective. Having no known beginning and presumably no end. "Sempiternal truth"
Exact synonyms: Dateless, Sempiternal
Similar to: Infinite
Derivative terms: Endlessness

4. Adjective. Having the ends united so as to form a continuous whole. "An endless chain"
Similar to: Continuous, Uninterrupted
Derivative terms: Endlessness

Definition of Endless

1. a. Without end; having no end or conclusion; perpetual; interminable; -- applied to length, and to duration; as, an endless line; endless time; endless bliss; endless praise; endless clamor.

Definition of Endless

1. Adjective. having no end ¹

2. Adjective. extending indefinitely ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Endless

1. enduring forever [adj]

Medical Definition of Endless

1. 1. Without end; having no end or conclusion; perpetual; interminable; applied to length, and to duration; as, an endless line; endless time; endless bliss; endless praise; endless clamor. 2. Infinite; excessive; unlimited. 3. Without profitable end; fruitless; unsatisfying. "All loves are endless." 4. Void of design; objectless; as, an endless pursuit. Endless chain, a chain which is made continuous by uniting its two ends. Endless screw. See Screw. Synonym: Eternal, everlasting, interminable, infinite, unlimited, incessant, perpetual, uninterrupted, continual, unceasing, unending, boundless, undying, imperishable. Origin: AS. Endeleas. See End. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Endless

ending up
endings
endiron
endirons
endite
endited
endites
enditing
endive
endives
endizen
endlang
endleaf
endleafs
endleaves
endless (current term)
endlessly
endlessness
endlessnesses
endlike
endlong
endly
endmember
endmembers
endmill
endmills
endnote
endnoted
endnotes

Literary usage of Endless

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1. Transactions by North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers., Gerard H. Matthes (1879)
"THE writer having had considerable experience with the endless-rope system of haulage, ventures to explain an arrangement which may compare favourably in ..."

2. Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton (1922)
"... clumps of bushes made black stains on it, and the basement windows of the church sent shafts of yellow light far across the endless undulations. ..."

3. The Works of Jonathan Edwards: With a Memoir of His Life and Character by Jonathan Edwards, Tryon Edwards (1854)
"C's ARGUMENTS TO PROVE endless PUNISHMENT INCONSISTENT WITH JUSTICE. That the endless punishment of the damned is inconsistent with justice, is positively ..."

4. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... Of our own craven hearts now flee subdued, 410 endless will be our shame ; for at my hand A God now stood, and told how Zeus himself, ..."

5. A Treatise of Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental by David Hume (1890)
"endless succession of feelings is not immortality in true world first exists and then is thought of—to have seen that it only really exists as thought of—is ..."

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