Definitions for incessantɪnˈsɛs ənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•ces•santɪnˈsɛs ənt(adj.)

  1. continuing without interruption; unending:

    an incessant noise.

Origin of incessant:

1425–75; late ME < LL incessant-, s. of incessāns= L in-in -3+cessāns, prp. of cessāre to stop work; see cease , -ant


Princeton's WordNet

  1. ceaseless, constant, incessant, never-ending, perpetual, unceasing, unremitting(adj)

    uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing

    "the ceaseless thunder of surf"; "in constant pain"; "night and day we live with the incessant noise of the city"; "the never-ending search for happiness"; "the perpetual struggle to maintain standards in a democracy"; "man's unceasing warfare with drought and isolation"; "unremitting demands of hunger"


  1. incessant(Adjective)

    Without pause or stop; not ending, especially to the point of annoyance.

    The dog's incessant barking kept the girl awake all night.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Incessant(adj)

    continuing or following without interruption; unceasing; unitermitted; uninterrupted; continual; as, incessant clamors; incessant pain, etc

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


going on without stopping

incessant noise.

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