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.
- in·ter·mi·na·ble·ness, in·ter·mi·na·bil·i·ty, noun
- in·ter·mi·na·bly, adverb
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How to use interminable in a sentence
Though we finally have vaccines, the wait to return to normalcy can feel interminable.‘When covid is over’ sounds like ‘when I meet Harry Styles’: The new pandemic meme, explained | Travis Andrews | January 26, 2021 | Washington Post
He knew the site represented glorious potential for skiing, but in talking later to a documentary filmmaker, he called it “quite an ordeal” in winter just to get skiers up the interminable road to where they could even start hiking.How One Man Survived a Plane Crash and 5 Days in the Snowy Canadian Wilderness—and Went On to Help Shape the Modern Ski Industry | Cassidy Randall | December 27, 2020 | Time
The structure provides a new way of collapsing interminable terms into just dozens of essential components.The Mathematical Structure of Particle Collisions Comes Into View | Charlie Wood | August 20, 2020 | Quanta Magazine
What should have been a 10-minute press conference went on interminably.
Up until five minutes ago, I felt like a cloistered nun interminably praying at a keyboard for words and sentences to materialize.
Then passed rafts of wood interminably long, and barges loaded to the gunwale, and nearly sinking under water.Michael Strogoff | Jules Verne
Flanked by guards, they went down a corridor which stretched on interminably.The Status Civilization | Robert Sheckley
To till the soil and labour interminably with rude implements and utensils is all he asks of life and of the powers that be.Revolution and Other Essays | Jack London
Beneath him were two irregular scratches against the dull green-brown of earth that stretched interminably north and south.Tam O' The Scoots | Edgar Wallace
Anxiety had her in its grip, the cliffs stretching on and on interminably seemed like misfortune itself made visible.The Beach of Dreams | H. De Vere Stacpoole
British Dictionary definitions for interminable
endless or seemingly endless because of monotony or tiresome length
- interminability or interminableness, noun
- interminably, adverb
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