endless

adjective end·less \ ˈen(d)-ləs \
Updated on: 5 Dec 2017

Definition of endless

1 : being or seeming to be without end
  • an endless speech
2 : extremely numerous
  • all the multiplied, endless, nameless iniquities
  • —Edmund Burke
3 : joined at the ends
  • an endless chain

endlessly

adverb

endlessness

noun

Examples of endless in a Sentence

  1. There was an endless line at the bank.

  2. There is endless work to do on the house.

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First Known Use of endless

before 12th century


ENDLESS Defined for English Language Learners

endless

adjective

Definition of endless for English Language Learners

  • : having no end : seeming to have no end : lasting or taking a long time


ENDLESS Defined for Kids

endless

adjective end·less \ ˈend-ləs \

Definition of endless for Students

1 : lasting or taking a long time
  • The ride seemed endless.
2 : joined at the ends : continuous
  • an endless belt

endlessly

adverb


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