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Synonyms for interminable
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. endless, eternal, interminable(adj)

    tiresomely long; seemingly without end

    "endless debates"; "an endless conversation"; "the wait seemed eternal"; "eternal quarreling"; "an interminable sermon"

    Synonyms:
    eternal, everlasting, eonian, perpetual, sempiternal, aeonian, dateless, unceasing, ageless, endless, unending

    Antonyms:
    short

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. interminable

    Eternal strictly signifies without beginning or end, in which sense it applies to God alone; everlasting applies to that which may or may not have beginning, but will never cease; eternal is also used in this more limited sense; endless, without end, in its utmost reach, is not distinguishable from everlasting; but endless is constantly used in inferior senses, especially in mechanics, as in the phrases an endless screw, an endless chain. Everlasting and endless are both used in a limited sense of protracted, indefinite, but not infinite duration; as, the everlasting hills; endless debates; so we speak of interminable quarrels. Eternal holds quite strictly to the vast and sacred meaning in which it is applied to the Divine Being and the future state. Everlasting, endless, and eternal may be applied to that which has no life; as, everlasting chains, endless night, eternal death; immortal applies to that which now has life, and is forever exempt from death. Timeless carries, perhaps, the fullest idea of eternal, as above and beyond time, and not to be measured by it.

    Synonyms:
    deathless, endless, eonian, eternal, ever-living, everlasting, fadeless, immortal, imperishable, never-ending, never-failing, perennial, perpetual, timeless, unceasing, undying, unending, unfading, unfailing, without end

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. interminable

    Synonyms:
    unending, endless, everlasting, perpetual, infinite, boundless, illimitable, limitless

    Antonyms:
    terminable, brief, moderate, curt, short, momentary

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. interminable(a.)

    Synonyms:
    interminable illimitable, unlimited, boundless, unbounded, limitless, endless, infinite

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "interminable":

    endless, never-ending, unending, infinite, drawn-out, long-winded, long-drawn-out, lengthy

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How to use interminable in a sentence?

  1. Ann Furedi:

    We can no longer stand back and watch this shameful political gameplay with women's health at a time of national crisis, we will no longer be complicit in government policy of booking bleeding, vomiting women on interminable ferry journeys, putting their health at serious risk.

  2. Ann Furedi:

    We will no longer be complicit in government policy of booking bleeding, vomiting women on interminable ferry journeys, putting their health at serious risk.

  3. Trent Lott:

    He plays his cards very close to his chest, he is an interminable listener, he may not say much but he’ll just sit there and listen and listen and listen.

  4. Matthew Jury:

    There have been outrageous delays to date and it seems as though those delays would simply be interminable, the families are not content to simply wait forever for the inquiry to give a publication date and if (inquiry head John Chilcot) does not impose a timetable ... they will be seeking judicial redress.


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