Origin of interminableOld French from Late Latin interminabilis: see in- and terminable
An example of something that would be described as interminable is a five-hour long, very boring meeting.
(comparative more interminable, superlative most interminable)
From Middle French interminable, from Late Latin interminabilis
- She cried for what seemed like an interminable time.
- After an interminable wait a human voice interrupted.
- The next eight years of the war were in some respects the most astonishing period of its interminable length.
- In fact the peace of Copenhagen came as a welcome break in an interminable series of disasters and humiliations.
- He quite agreed that self-will was the enemy; The was there no quicker way of checkmating it than T an interminable course of ecstasies and austerities?