Usage examples for interminable

  1. Then, after a long, almost interminable pause: " Nita!" – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum
  2. 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
  3. The day had been interminable – The Shadow of the East by E. M. Hull
  4. 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
  5. Her walk, which had seemed interminable had really lasted scarcely more than half an hour. – Half Portions by Edna Ferber
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Twice during that interminable night I thought I heard a baby crying. – A Fool and His Money by George Barr McCutcheon
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. It was a dreary, dreary prospect, and it seemed to be interminable – The Red Mustang by William O. Stoddard
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Then another interminable stretch of turmoil, this all the more terrifying because less violent. – Missy by Dana Gatlin
  16. His footsteps seemed to measure the interminable duration of the night. – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  17. Trent sat motionless, but his thoughts ran on in an interminable whirl. – The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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