- incapable of being terminated; unending: an interminable job.
- monotonously or annoyingly protracted or continued; unceasing; incessant: I can't stand that interminable clatter.
- having no limits: an interminable desert.
Origin of interminable
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Examples from the Web for interminable
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For three interminable minutes we faced each other without a move.A Woman Tenderfoot
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There was little conversation during that interminable hour.
It seemed like being lost in an interminable dream of horror.Therese Raquin
He almost stifled beneath the interminable expanse of foliage.The Fat and the Thin
- endless or seemingly endless because of monotony or tiresome length
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Word Origin and History for interminable
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