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

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

Full Definition of INTERMINABLE

:  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 \-blē\ adverb


Middle English, from Late Latin interminabilis, from Latin in- + terminare to terminate
First Known Use: 15th century
INTERMINABLY Defined for Kids


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

Definition of INTERMINABLE for Kids

:  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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