ceaseless

adjective
cease·​less | \ ˈsēs-ləs How to pronounce ceaseless (audio) \

Definition of ceaseless

: continuing without cease : constant ceaseless efforts

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Other Words from ceaseless

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
Recent Examples on the Web The match reflected the ceaseless dependability of Harris, who has been more consistent for the Pride than any other player in the team’s history. Julia Poe, orlandosentinel.com, "Orlando Pride captain Ashlyn Harris energized by Pride’s first win of the year," 23 Apr. 2021 Students tried to run to safety but were gunned down by Purdy’s ceaseless sprays. Los Angeles Times, "Column: A deranged white man aiming his bullets at Asians: The urgent lesson of 1989 Stockton massacre," 20 Mar. 2021 These words are shorthand for the crushing existential dread, social stasis, stunted growth, ceaseless self-realization, countless deaths, paradigm shifts, and profound communal impact brought on by this era. Michelle Santiago Cortés, refinery29.com, "Goodbye, Pandemic. Hello, Panera Bread… Or Panda Express… Or Pandora," 11 Mar. 2021 Norton fought back, and her ceaseless pleas to Parliament led eventually to the passage of landmark feminist legislation. Joshua Levine, Travel + Leisure, "Enjoy Pub Life, Sculpture Parks, and Classic Estates on a Scenic Trip Through Yorkshire, England," 7 Mar. 2021 These words are shorthand for the crushing existential dread, social stasis, stunted growth, ceaseless self-realisation, countless deaths, paradigm shifts, and profound communal impact brought on by this era. Michelle Santiago Cortés, refinery29.com, "Goodbye, Pandemic. Hello, Panera Bread… Or Panda Express… Or Pandora," 11 Mar. 2021 The political battles ahead will be ceaseless and substantial. Will Jeakle, Forbes, "Joe Biden Is Mastering This Secret Of Good Management," 10 Mar. 2021 Lawrence Ferlinghetti was a poet, a painter, a publisher and a ceaseless political provocateur. New York Times, "Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Poet Who Nurtured the Beats, Dies at 101," 23 Feb. 2021 Welcome back to the Real Estate newsletter, your weekly peek into Southern California’s surprising and ceaseless housing market. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, "Real Estate newsletter: A penthouse full of secret rooms," 6 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of ceaseless

1576, in the meaning defined above

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“Ceaseless.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ceaseless. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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ceaseless

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of ceaseless

somewhat formal : seeming to never stop : continuous or constant

ceaseless

adjective
cease·​less | \ ˈsēs-ləs How to pronounce ceaseless (audio) \

Kids Definition of ceaseless

: occurring without stop or over and over again

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