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"
Without pause or stop; not ending, especially to the point of annoyance.
The dog's incessant barking kept the girl awake all night.
continuing or following without interruption; unceasing; unitermitted; uninterrupted; continual; as, incessant clamors; incessant pain, etc
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in-ses′ant, adj. uninterrupted: continual.—adv. Incess′antly, unceasingly: (obs.) immediately. [L. incessans, -antis—in, not, cessāre, to cease.]
anticness, cantiness, instances
The numerical value of incessant in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of incessant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It's an incessant waltz of police cars and trucks.
It's not just the price, it's the incessant selling, every day. That surprised me, we are really in the realm of irrationality.
It is simply bestial how people have an incessant need to own anything they can’t have and to destroy anything that they can’t comprehend
Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top.
The life of man is the incessant walk of nature, wherein every moment is a step towards death. Even our growing to perfection is a progress to decay. Every thought we have is a sand running out of the glass of life.
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- incessantCatalan, Valencian
- herkeämätön, alituinen, lakkaamatonFinnish
- sìorScottish Gaelic
- þrálaus, stöðugur, sífelldur, þrálátur, viðstöðulausIcelandic
- voortdurend, onophoudelijkDutch
- непрерывный, постоянныйRussian
- oavbruten, oupphörlig, ständig, oavlåtligSwedish
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