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.
3. Without profitable end; fruitless; unsatisfying. [R.] “All loves are endless.”
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.
adj 1: tiresomely long; seemingly without end; "endless debates";
"an endless conversation"; "the wait seemed eternal";
"eternal quarreling"; "an interminable sermon" [syn: eternal,
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
5: occurring so frequently as to seem ceaseless or
uninterrupted; "a child's incessant questions"; "your
perpetual (or continual) complaints" [syn: incessant, perpetual]