What does incessant mean?

Definitions for incessant
ɪnˈsɛs əntin·ces·sant

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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"

Wiktionary

  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

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?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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How to say incessant in sign language?

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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. Amrita Sen:

    It's not just the price, it's the incessant selling, every day. That surprised me, we are really in the realm of irrationality.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  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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