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interminable

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adjective in·ter·mi·na·ble \(ˌ)in-ˈtərm-nə-bəl, -ˈtər-mə-\

Simple Definition of interminable

  • : having or seeming to have no end : continuing for a very long time

Full Definition of interminable

  1. :  having or seeming to have no end; especially :  wearisomely protracted <an interminable sermon>

in·ter·mi·na·ble·ness noun
in·ter·mi·na·bly play \-blē\ adverb

Origin of interminable

Middle English, from Late Latin interminabilis, from Latin in- + terminare to terminate


First Known Use: 15th century


INTERMINABLE Defined for Kids

interminable

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adjective in·ter·mi·na·ble \in-ˈtər-mə-nə-bəl\

Definition of interminable

  1. :  having or seeming to have no end <… Mr. and Mrs. Welch were having an interminable, rambling conversation about nothing in particular … — Louise Fitzhugh, Harriet the Spy>

in·ter·mi·na·bly \-blē\ adverb




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