The Endless, as described in Neil Gaiman's comic book Sandman are Destiny, Death, Dream, Destruction, Desire, Despair, and Delight/Delerium. Each performs a special function and will in the end fade into nothingness, Death being the last creature in the universe to die.

End"less (?), a. [AS. endele�xa0;s. See End.]

1.

Without end; having no end or conclusion; perpetual; interminable; -- applied to length, and to duration; as, an endless line; endless time; endless bliss; endless praise; endless clamor.

2.

Infinite; excessive; unlimited.

Shak.

3.

Without profitable end; fruitless; unsatisfying.

[R.] "All loves are endless."

Beau. & Fl.

4.

Void of design; objectless; as, an endless pursuit.

Endless chain, a chain which is made continuous by uniting its two ends. -- Endless screw. Mech. See under Screw.

Syn. -- Eternal; everlasting; interminable; infinite; unlimited; incessant; perpetual; uninterrupted; continual; unceasing; unending; boundless; undying; imperishable.

 

© Webster 1913.

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