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endless

end·less

endless

 
 
pronunciation:
end lihs
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Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: being or seeming boundless; infinite; limitless.
The possibilities are endless.They traveled endless highways in their search.Our resources are not endless.
synonyms:
boundless, countless, infinite, innumerable, limitless, measureless
antonyms:
limited
similar words:
eternal, everlasting, immeasurable, immense, incalculable, interminable, timeless, untold, vast
definition 2: being or seeming interminable; never ceasing.
We spent endless hours of waiting at the hospital.
synonyms:
continuous, everlasting, interminable, perpetual, unceasing, unending, unremitting
antonyms:
transient
similar words:
ceaseless, constant, eternal, incessant, nonstop, persistent
definition 3: made continuous by connecting.
From the plane, we looked down on endless cornfields.
synonyms:
continuous, unbroken
derivations: endlessly (adv.), endlessness (n.)
Word Parts
The word endless contains the following part:
-less Middle English adjective-forming suffix that means without
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The suffix -less attaches primarily to monosyllabic English nouns. However, -less is a fully productive suffix, meaning it can be added to any noun to form legitimate new words.
synonyms:
a-1, an-1
antonyms:
-ful1