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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Late Latin
Origin: interminabilis, from Latin terminare; TERMINATE

interminable

adjective
     
in‧ter‧mi‧na‧ble
very long and boring [= endless]:
interminable delays
interminably adverb:
an interminably long speech
WORD FOCUS: long WORD FOCUS: long
continuing for a long time: lengthy

continuing for much too long: interminable, marathon, endless, long-winded, long-drawn-out, protracted

continuing for a long time and not changing: permanent, lasting, lifelong

when feelings last for a long time: lingering, abiding, enduring, lasting


See also
long

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