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Definitions for incessant
ɪnˈsɛs əntin·ces·sant

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Wiktionary

  1. incessantadjective

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ceaseless, constant, incessant, never-ending, perpetual, unceasing, unremittingadjective

    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"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Incessantadjective

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Incessant

    in-ses′ant, adj. uninterrupted: continual.—adv. Incess′antly, unceasingly: (obs.) immediately. [L. incessans, -antisin, not, cessāre, to cease.]

Anagrams for incessant »

  1. anticness, cantiness, instances

  2. Anticness

  3. Cantiness

How to pronounce incessant?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of incessant in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of incessant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of incessant in a Sentence

  1. Phin Ziebell:

    Notwithstanding day-to-day movements, the fundamental picture hasn't really changed, and that is one of supply outstripping demand growth for most of the year, it's an incessant march downwards, and it would be interesting to see where it bottoms out, but there doesn't seem to be any sign of it so far.

  2. Bruno Fortier:

    It's an incessant waltz of police cars and trucks.

  3. Juana Camila Bautista:

    Human trafficking is an incessant and constant battle. It's a complicated crime that takes time to investigate, the main barrier is the terrible fear victims feel that prevents them from coming forward and reporting the crime. They don't speak out. That's our biggest obstacle.

  4. Dan Bishop:

    People are astonished and amazed and dismayed at what they see coming out of Washington these days from liberal crazy clowns. Socialism. Open borders. Infanticide. 90% tax rates. Having prison inmates vote. It goes on and on, and of course, most of all, an incessant drive to impeach the president.

  5. Henry David Thoreau:

    Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill. I think that there is nothing, not even crime, more opposed to poetry, to philosophy, ay, to life itself than this incessant business.

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