(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. endless, interminable; ceaseless, incessant. See permanence.
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. interminable, everlasting, infinite, never-ending, constant, continual, eternal, ceaseless, perpetual, incessant, steady, unremitting.
Ant. momentary*, temporary, brief.
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
everlasting, eternal, neverending, ceaseless, incessant, unceasing, immortal, infinite, continuous, perpetual, permanent.
ANT.: temporary, finite, ending
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Existing or occurring without interruption or end: around-the-clock, ceaseless, constant, continual, continuous, endless, eternal, everlasting, incessant, interminable, nonstop, ongoing, perpetual, persistent, relentless, round-the-clock, timeless, unceasing, unfailing, uninterrupted, unremitting. See CONTINUE. 2. Enduring for all time: amaranthine, ceaseless, endless, eternal, everlasting, immortal, never-ending, perpetual, world without end. Archaic: eterne. See CONTINUE.

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