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
Examples of endless in a Sentence
There was an endless line at the bank.
There is endless work to do on the house.
Recent Examples of endless from the Web
A few years ago, my husband had to spend hours in the yard every weekend to keep up with the endless barrage of leaves in our yard.
Summer may be short, but the possibilities are endless.
There were cocktail parties, elaborate dinners, a five-K run, a seemingly endless schedule of weighty discussion groups, and nearly constant feverish chatter about the new, improbable American president-elect.
At times, that mode of filtering and organizing the past can seem a bit too pat in the era of endless Instagram scrolling.
Second, though, the Earth is roughly a sphere, not an endless flat plain.
Deer flushed from the trees crossed the trail not 20 yards away, sandhill cranes and geese competed for airtime, mosquitoes continued their endless assault on any exposed skin.
Seemingly endless appeals and roller-coaster rulings are a hallmark of death sentences in the U.S., frustrating proponents who say capital punishment moves far too slowly to ensure justice.
China’s seemingly endless appetite has reshaped the global landscape.
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First Known Use of endless
before 12th century
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Definition of endless for English Language Learners
: having no end : seeming to have no end : lasting or taking a long time
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