What does interminable mean?

Definitions for interminable
ɪnˈtɜr mə nə bəlin·ter·minable

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. endless, eternal, interminableadjective

    tiresomely long; seemingly without end

    "endless debates"; "an endless conversation"; "the wait seemed eternal"; "eternal quarreling"; "an interminable sermon"

GCIDE

  1. Interminableadjective

    Without termination; admitting no limit; boundless; endless; wearisomely protracted; as, interminable space or duration; interminable sufferings; an interminable sermon.

Wiktionary

  1. interminableadjective

    Existing or occurring without interruption or end; ceaseless, unending.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Interminableadjective

    Immense; admitting no boundary.

    Etymology: interminable, Fr. in and termino, Latin.

    As if they would confine th' interminable,
    And tie him to his own prescript. John Milton, Agonistes.

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  1. interminable

    Interminable refers to something that appears endless or seems to persist for an exceedingly long period of time, often to the point of annoyance or frustration. This term can be used to describe any event, process, or circumstance that lacks a foreseeable conclusion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Interminableadjective

    without termination; admitting no limit; boundless; endless; wearisomely protracted; as, interminable space or duration; interminable sufferings

  2. Etymology: [L. interminabilis: cf. F. interminable. See Terminate.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Interminable

    in-tėr′min-a-bl, Interminate, in-tėr′min-āt, adj. without termination or limit: boundless: endless.—n. Inter′minableness.—adv. Inter′minably.—Interminate decimal, a decimal conceived as carried to an infinity of places.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of interminable in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of interminable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of interminable in a Sentence

  1. Ann Furedi:

    We will no longer be complicit in government policy of booking bleeding, vomiting women on interminable ferry journeys, putting their health at serious risk.

  2. Trent Lott:

    He plays his cards very close to his chest, he is an interminable listener, he may not say much but he’ll just sit there and listen and listen and listen.

  3. Mattie Bekink:

    China has really been trying to clean up its bad corporate debt for years. And although they made some progress before the pandemic, the task often seems interminable, and that's what you're certainly seeing here, the impacts from a large default by Guangzhou Evergrande would be remarkable.

  4. Matthew Jury:

    There have been outrageous delays to date and it seems as though those delays would simply be interminable, the families are not content to simply wait forever for the inquiry to give a publication date and if (inquiry head John Chilcot) does not impose a timetable ... they will be seeking judicial redress.

  5. Ann Furedi:

    We can no longer stand back and watch this shameful political gameplay with women's health at a time of national crisis, we will no longer be complicit in government policy of booking bleeding, vomiting women on interminable ferry journeys, putting their health at serious risk.

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