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interminable
used in Of Human Bondage

5 uses
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Definition
seemingly endless; or long and unpleasant (often boring or annoying)
  • The anthem was interminable, and you had to stand drearily while it was being sung; you could not hear the droning sermon, and your body twitched because you had to sit still when you wanted to move about.
    19-20 — Chapters 19-20 (87% in)
  • It seemed that it was an interminable process to get the poor body safely hidden away under ground: papers had to be obtained in one place and signed in another; officials had to be seen.
    49-50 — Chapters 49-50 (16% in)
  • He dreaded the interminable night.
    99-100 — Chapters 99-100 (77% in)
  • It seemed to him that he waited an interminable time, and he was on the point of going away, thinking his surmise had been mistaken, when the door of No. 7 opened and Mildred came out.
    109-110 — Chapters 109-110 (50% in)
  • The minutes were interminable.
    113-114 — Chapters 113-114 (75% in)

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