ceaseless

adjective

cease·​less ˈsēs-ləs How to pronounce ceaseless (audio)
: continuing without cease : constant
ceaseless efforts
ceaselessly adverb
ceaselessness noun

Examples of ceaseless in a Sentence

her ceaseless efforts to build and improve the business there has been ceaseless rain for three days
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Word History

First Known Use

1576, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ceaseless was in 1576

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“Ceaseless.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ceaseless. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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ceaseless

adjective
cease·​less ˈsēs-ləs How to pronounce ceaseless (audio)
ceaselessly adverb
ceaselessness noun

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