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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Endless  \End"less\,  a.  [AS.  endele['a]s.  See  {End}.] 
  1.  Without  end  having  no  end  or  conclusion;  perpetual; 
  interminable;  --  applied  to  length,  and  to  duration;  as 
  an  endless  line  endless  time;  endless  bliss;  endless 
  praise;  endless  clamor. 
 
  2.  Infinite;  excessive;  unlimited.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  Without  profitable  end  fruitless;  unsatisfying.  [R.] 
  ``All  loves  are  endless.''  --Beau.  &  Fl 
 
  4.  Void  of  design;  objectless;  as  an  endless  pursuit. 
 
  {Endless  chain},  a  chain  which  is  made  continuous  by  uniting 
  its  two  ends 
 
  {Endless  screw}.  (Mech.)  See  under  {Screw}. 
 
  Syn:  Eternal;  everlasting;  interminable;  infinite;  unlimited; 
  incessant;  perpetual;  uninterrupted;  continual; 
  unceasing;  unending;  boundless;  undying;  imperishable. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  endless 
  adj  1:  tiresomely  long;  seemingly  without  end  "endless  debates"; 
  "an  endless  conversation";  "the  wait  seemed  eternal"; 
  "eternal  quarreling";  "an  interminable  sermon"  [syn:  {eternal}, 
  {interminable}] 
  2:  infinitely  great  in  number;  "endless  waves" 
  3:  having  no  known  beginning  and  presumably  no  end  "the 
  dateless  rise  and  fall  of  the  tides";  "time  is  endless"; 
  "sempiternal  truth"  [syn:  {dateless},  {sempiternal}] 
  4:  having  the  ends  united  so  as  to  form  a  continuous  whole;  "an 
  endless  chain" 
  5:  occurring  so  frequently  as  to  seem  ceaseless  or 
  uninterrupted;  "a  child's  incessant  questions";  "your 
  perpetual  (or  continual)  complaints"  [syn:  {incessant},  {perpetual}] 




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