Definition of endless in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈen(d)ləs/


1Having or seeming to have no end or limit: endless ocean wastes the list is endless
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  • Instead of spending our time on crafting quality content, we waste it with endless bickering.
  • This endless commuting could be wasting your children's precious time with you, as much as yours with them.
  • I leaned across the white metal railing and stared out into the endless blue green ocean.
1.1Countless; innumerable: we smoked endless cigarettes
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  • It has stared at us from countless front pages and endless news bulletins.
  • Every day doesn't have to be an endless stream of cigarettes and magazines.
  • There were a multitude of stalls and an endless number of tractors on display.
countless, innumerable, untold, legion, numberless, unnumbered, numerous, very many, manifold, multitudinous, multifarious;
a great number of, infinite numbers of, a multitude of
informal umpteen, no end of, loads of, stacks of, heaps of, masses of, oodles of, scads of, zillions of, gazillions of, bajillions of
literary myriad, divers
1.2(Of a belt, chain, or tape) having the ends joined to form a loop allowing continuous action.
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  • Shaking his head, the medic turned his attention to the next link in an endless chain.
  • An endless belt ran out from the bottom of the pile and into the boat for loading.
  • A Flemish string can be twisted far more than an endless loop type.



Example sentences
  • However, there is real frustration with the seeming endlessness of the process.
  • The nine large oil paintings and six smaller studies in ink on paper interpret the fear and fascination that endlessness has held for famous writers and mathematicians.
  • They had talked into the endlessness of the night.


Old English endelēas (see end, -less).

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Syllabification: end·less

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