Perennial vs Endless - What's the difference?

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Perennial is a related term of endless.


As adjectives the difference between perennial and endless

is that perennial is lasting or remaining active throughout the year, or all the time while endless is having no end.

As a noun perennial

is a perennial plant; a plant that is active throughout the year or survives for more than two growing seasons compare (annual), (biennial).

perennial

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Lasting or remaining active throughout the year, or all the time.
  • a perennial stream
  • (botany, of a plant) Having a life cycle of more than two years. Compare (annual), (biennial).
  • (figuratively) Continuing without cessation or intermission; perpetual; permanent; unceasing; never failing.
  • * 1790 ,
  • The perennial existence of bodies corporate and their fortunes are things particularly suited to a man who has long views…
  • (figuratively) Enduring; lasting; timeless.
  • His artwork has a perennial beauty.
  • (figuratively) Recurrent; appearing or recurring again and again.
  • Change is a perennial theme in politics.

    Derived terms

    * perennially

    Noun

    (Perennial plant) (en noun)
  • A perennial plant; a plant that is active throughout the year or survives for more than two growing seasons. Compare (annual), (biennial).
  • endless

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • Having no end.
  • endless''' time; '''endless praise
  • Extending indefinitely.
  • an endless line
  • (obsolete) Without profitable end; fruitless; unsatisfying.
  • * Beaumont and Fletcher
  • All loves are endless .

    Derived terms

    * endlessly * endlessness

    Synonyms

    * infinite * unlimited

    Antonyms

    * finite * limited