Usage examples for interminable

  1. The road seemed interminable, while his burden hung a dead weight in his arms, and grew heavier every step he took. – The Squire's Daughter by Silas K(itto) Hocking
  2. His footsteps seemed to measure the interminable duration of the night. – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  3. A moment before the circle had been too small, but now it seemed interminable, and poor Rita found herself in Dic's strong arms before she was halfway home. – A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties by Charles Major
  4. The detective, however, had reckoned without his host, for the cab in front kept driving on, through an interminable maze of streets, until it seemed as though Brian were determined to drive the whole night. – The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Fergus Hume
  5. The time seemed interminable after he had once yielded to the excitement, and before another quarter of an hour had elapsed, Sant' Ilario turned angrily away and left the Pincio by the stairs that descend near the band- stand towards the winding drive by which the Piazza del Popolo is reached. – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
  6. Then another interminable stretch of turmoil, this all the more terrifying because less violent. – Missy by Dana Gatlin
  7. Daddy went up and joined them, and he was aware that the three of them talked all at once for what seemed an interminable time, though all he heard was his cousin's voice repeating at intervals, 'But you can't send a telegram before eight o'clock to- morrow morning in any case; the post is closed.... – A Prisoner in Fairyland by Algernon Blackwood
  8. This road also was under a cross- fire, which made it stretch in either direction to an interminable distance. – Notes of a War Correspondent by Richard Harding Davis
  9. Her walk, which had seemed interminable, had really lasted scarcely more than half an hour. – Half Portions by Edna Ferber
  10. Twice during that interminable night I thought I heard a baby crying. – A Fool and His Money by George Barr McCutcheon
  11. He often lay awake through interminable nights- the drug was fast losing its power to produce quiet sleep- trembling and cold with apprehension of the hour when she would become aware that her husband was no longer a man, but the most degraded of slaves. – Without a Home by E. P. Roe
  12. Trent sat motionless, but his thoughts ran on in an interminable whirl. – The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers
  13. The day had been interminable. – The Shadow of the East by E. M. Hull
  14. He was very very weary, his head nodded many times, and more than once he was afraid that sleep would overcome him, especially as he dared not stir or change his position; but the thought of Violet's danger, and the blaze of the lightning mingled with the yell of the wind kept him watchful, and he spent the interminable moments in thinking how to act when the attack came. – Julian Home by Dean Frederic W. Farrar
  15. It seemed interminable that walk over the torn- up earth; and yet the German trenches were still some way off. – No Man's Land by H. C. McNeile
  16. Never was I more thankful to see a familiar face from home than to see his through the long watches of that burning, heavy, interminable night. – Cecil Castlemaine's Gage, Lady Marabout's Troubles, and Other Stories by Ouida
  17. Then, after a long, almost interminable pause: " Nita!" – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum
  18. These things, with the almost interminable series of arrangements and actions which they involve, are all contained in the charge given by our Lord to His Apostles, to which we have just referred. – Church and State as Seen in the Formation of Christendom by T. W. Allies
  19. It was a dreary, dreary prospect, and it seemed to be interminable. – The Red Mustang by William O. Stoddard
  20. To our tiny, but rapidly growing bodies the distance seemed an interminable one, especially as darkness was now quickly falling. – The Mysterious Shin Shira by George Edward Farrow