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. "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.

<mechanics> See Screw.

Synonyms: Eternal, everlasting, interminable, infinite, unlimited, incessant, perpetual, uninterrupted, continual, unceasing, unending, boundless, undying, imperishable.

Origin: AS. Endeleas. See End.

(01 Mar 1998)

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