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1. Being or seeming to be without an end or limit; boundless: an endless universe; an endless conversation.
2. Formed with the ends joined; continuous: an endless chain.

end′less·ly adv.
end′less·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.endlessness - the property of being (or seeming to be) without end
length, duration - continuance in time; "the ceremony was of short duration"; "he complained about the length of time required"
ceaselessness, continuousness, incessancy, incessantness - the quality of something that continues without end or interruption


References in classic literature ?
Such is the endlessness, yea, the intolerableness of all earthly effort.
It gave you an awful sense of the infinity of space and of the endlessness of time.
You read the consciousness of life that it is alive; but still no further away, no endlessness of life.
To lift a room and give it a feeling of endlessness, go mostly white: on the walls, ceiling and floor.
Heather McHugh says, "acts of language too are acts of elegy" and like the love act "mean to mean some endlessness, and yet are throbbed through with ends, with a mortal metric.
Old, unbreakable cultural-civilisation bonds between the two nations are unparalleled, endlessness supports that are based on relations between the two countries.
Prisoners working in the Bureau of Land Management's mustang program struggle with the endlessness of open sky.
The rights belong to a global, but earthbound cosmopolitan culture rooted in local experience of endlessness under the stars.
There are too many to count, but if I had to choose one it would be One Hundred Years Of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, because it is a rich and brilliant chronicle of life, and explores the universal themes of the variety of life, the endlessness of death, and the search for peace and truth.
Or will your time slip away No one knows about tomorrow Yet they expect it will be there Do not take life for granted Your time is precious Your time belongs to you Use it wisely Once it is gone, it is gone You cannot bring it back When you are young Time seems endless The endlessness of time You wish for your 18th Next, it's your 21st Your teenage years are over Now part of your past Memories are all that remain Time moves ever forward With each sunrise you see Time catches up with you Sooner than you think Then you start to wonder Where did it all go?
For foods that can be eaten in large quantities, like healthy fruits and vegetables, give her a huge labeled plastic bowl to demonstrate the sense of endlessness.
cast into endlessness, giving form for what could not be