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Endless or apparently endless (often used hyperbolically):‘we got bogged down in interminable discussions’
seemingly endless, endless, never-ending, unending, without end, non-stop, everlasting, ceaseless, unceasing, incessant, constant, continual, uninterrupted, unbroken, sustainedcountless, numerous, many, untold, manifold, multitudinous, multifarious, innumerable, numberless, unmeasured, unnumbered, incalculable, indeterminableView synonyms
- ‘The Josef Stalin Museum itself is enormous, winding through interminable corridors over two floors.’
- ‘It was the interminable non-story about some guy's grad night woes that finally blew my patience out the back door.’
- ‘At least this would be less boring than those interminable slide shows he gave us in days gone by.’
- ‘At times, the delays for relatives and victims have seemed interminable.’
- ‘I anticipated interminable delays in taking our orders but I was wrong.’
- ‘The films are slow with no tension or real intrigue to bridge the interminable passages where nothing happens.’
- ‘There was the usual interminable discussion about it at half time and afterwards.’
- ‘I get more intolerant and downright bored with this interminable, stomach-churning rubbish every year.’
- ‘Just how many of them have read the addled, interminable book that first described his adventures, however, is debatable.’
- ‘It bores me to write the words, but that's the nature of this interminable week.’
- ‘He avoided answering every question and produced an interminable drone to kill time and frustrate the interviewer.’
- ‘Most people are more afraid of being caught in interminable suffering during the dying process than they are of death itself.’
- ‘Later his name appears in the papers, he is forced to move house because of death threats and he can't find work due to an interminable police inquiry.’
- ‘And so it continues with only the occasional hand clap to lessen the interminable uninspiring drone.’
- ‘This is an interminable argument that must be decided situationally.’
- ‘After a while these interminable lists acquire a certain ghoulish fascination, prompting a host of other questions.’
- ‘Most people are likely tired of the interminable debate over outsourcing.’
- ‘Then we waited for the interminable paperwork that accompanies getting bumped.’
- ‘Traffic is horrendous, with streets congested during seemingly interminable rush hours.’
- ‘Having navigated those hurdles we then have the interminable drive South.’
Late Middle English: from Old French, or from late Latin interminabilis, from in- not + terminare (see terminate).
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