un·​ceas·​ing | \ ˌən-ˈsē-siŋ How to pronounce unceasing (audio) \

Definition of unceasing

: never ceasing : continuous, incessant unceasing efforts unceasing vigilance

Other Words from unceasing

unceasingly \ ˌən-​ˈsē-​siŋ-​lē How to pronounce unceasing (audio) \ adverb

Examples of unceasing in a Sentence

this unceasing rain will turn me into a mushroom!
Recent Examples on the Web News is an unceasing river, no longer the province of the weekly newsmagazine or intoned at the same hour each weeknight. Melissa Holbrook Pierson, WSJ, 2 Jan. 2022 Someone like Steve Bannon wears his indictment on contempt charges as a badge of honor, evidence of his unceasing loyalty to both Donald Trump and the political forces that brought him into the presidency. Nicole Hemmer, CNN, 19 Nov. 2021 Trump’s unceasing demands for attention and peerless ability to generate publicity for himself—even at the expense of his larger political project. Alex Shephard, The New Republic, 8 Nov. 2021 Posnanski’s writing radiates an unceasing joy that can be difficult to find these days. Scot Bertram, National Review, 31 Oct. 2021 There are trillions of atoms in each cell and trillions of cells in the human body, all interacting with each other in an unceasing biological dance. Kevin Dowd, Forbes, 31 Oct. 2021 Its rapidly growing popularity comes amid an unceasing marketing campaign by Chinese police, who have promoted it as a way for citizens to take back control from internet scammers. Jane Li, Quartz, 15 Oct. 2021 The unceasing presence of video conferencing and e-mail enhanced the Kafkaesque superfluousness of many of the activities that dominated the pre-pandemic workday. Cal Newport, The New Yorker, 16 Aug. 2021 For another, one of Mills’ points is that life’s unceasing jumble has a way of creating its own strange patterns and recurrences. Los Angeles Times, 3 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of unceasing

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unceasing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unceasing. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of unceasing

: never stopping : not ceasing

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