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Definitions for incessant
ɪnˈsɛs əntin·ces·sant

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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"

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.

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

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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. Friedrich August von Hayek:

    The history of government management of money has, except for a few short happy periods, been one of incessant fraud and deception.

  2. David Asher:

    The coverup continues via refusal to allow WHO access, accept CDC offers to assist, and simply tell the truth of this pandemic’s endemic dangerous, incessant and pernicious injurious traits, which has caused huge injury to the American people and citizens of the world, Chinese citizens included, does anyone sane doubt that?

  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. Mary McCarthy:

    Labor is work that leaves no trace behind it when it is finished, or if it does, as in the case of the tilled field, this product of human activity requires still more labor, incessant, tireless labor, to maintain its identity as a work of man.

  5. Feltham:

    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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