end·​less | \ ˈen(d)-ləs How to pronounce endless (audio) \

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

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Other Words from endless

endlessly adverb
endlessness noun

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 on the Web The beverage possibilities at Boba Street Cafe seem endless: The store has nine different flavors of boba pearls and six different jellies. Samantha Chery, sun-sentinel.com, 13 July 2021 Experimenting with colors on the eyes is also good—matte, glitter, shimmer or metallic—the possibilities are endless. Tish Weinstock, Vogue, 3 July 2021 The pathways to connect back to yourself are endless, but there is no better time to begin this journey than now. Meghan Ros, Glamour, 1 July 2021 The possibilities seem endless on what comes next, Westerman said, thanks to the longstanding relations developed between museum leaders and Dakota consultants from the museum's inception. Brian Arola, Star Tribune, 26 June 2021 Don’t let the Alaskan wild elude you this summer; here, like the landscape, the possibilities can seem endless. Shelby Knick, Forbes, 25 June 2021 From tomatoes and okra to peppers and squash, the seasonal produce options to choose from seem endless. Grace Haynes, Southern Living, 10 June 2021 When it was blown up in 2019 over earthquake-safety concerns, the possibilities seemed endless. Jack Durschlag, Fox News, 2 June 2021 The variety of games that can be made using Game Builder Garage seems endless, such as a game about shooting things in 3-D, or a game about passing along a Joy-Con with friends, trying not to shake the controller. Washington Post, 5 May 2021

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First Known Use of endless

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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19 Jul 2021

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“Endless.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endless. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of endless

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


end·​less | \ ˈend-ləs How to pronounce endless (audio) \

Kids Definition of endless

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

Other Words from endless

endlessly adverb

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