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(especially of something unpleasant) having or seeming to have no end.
incessant, continuous, unceasing, ceaseless, constant, continual, perpetual, unfaltering, permanent, uninterrupted, without interruption, unbroken, steady, unremitting, relentless, persistent, interminable, non-stop, without ceasing, endless, unending, without end, everlasting, eternalendless, countless, innumerable, myriad, without number, numberless, infinite, unlimited, untold, limitless, boundless, measurelessView synonyms
- ‘Forty years later, and again we mourn the victims of man's never-ending quest to discover the Earth and what lies beyond it.’
- ‘Then I knew what I had always presumed: my love story was a never-ending one.’
- ‘When I found out she was allergic this started a never-ending learning process on how to keep her safe.’
- ‘The narrow roads become narrower in the never-ending maze of cross roads, sublanes and bylanes.’
- ‘It would seem there would be nothing left to do, unless there was a never-ending series of purposes to fulfil.’
- ‘After what seemed a never-ending series of steps, they finally reached the fourth floor.’
- ‘His career as Admiral and Governor was consumed with never-ending anxiety to secure a comfortable living.’
- ‘Working with new media, you embark on a never-ending learning process.’
- ‘It's a never-ending discussion that we also have in The Netherlands: what to do first?’
- ‘No one deserves the indignity and the despair of playing an never-ending waiting game for treatment.’
- ‘It's a vibrant resort, with plenty of cafes and restaurants and a seemingly never-ending stretch of sandy beach.’
- ‘What really rankles with many is the never-ending lifespan of these serials.’
- ‘I'm absolutely heartsick at the never-ending stream of ghastly news and pictures from New Orleans.’
- ‘Despite the never-ending cups of tea, one female passenger limits her beverage intake.’
- ‘For example, the idea of a road or a river is a symbol of a never-ending or everlasting journey.’
- ‘There is a never-ending journey of going deeper into it and one's musical maturity keeps ripening.’
- ‘The never-ending diet of worms and rich tea biscuits is too much.’
- ‘It scares me that I'm capable of such psychotic, stubborn, never-ending faith and hope in this person.’
- ‘Shops upon shops upon shops so that the people can mindlessly indulge their never-ending quest for consumer goods.’
- ‘Some are unable to string together words in a coherent fashion, others curse the never-ending punishment.’
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