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

Definition of unceasing

: never ceasing : continuous, incessant unceasing efforts unceasing vigilance

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

Examples of unceasing in a Sentence

this unceasing rain will turn me into a mushroom!

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But perhaps not enough is made of Nadal’s mind, and its unceasing focus. Gerald Marzorati, The New Yorker, "Rafael Nadal’s Unparalleled Dominance of the French Open," 9 June 2019 In these leaking huts, where the dead and the dying lie huddled together, unceasing prayers are being offered up to Our Lady of Pity . . . John Maxwell Hamilton, National Geographic, "In a battle for readers, two media barons sparked a war in the 1890s," 16 Apr. 2019 The business of the country is now conducted like an argument on an unmoderated internet message board — an unceasing thread of squabbles, reversals and revisions. Michelle Dean, New York Times, "It’s Getting Harder to Sort the ‘Credible’ from the Incredible," 30 Jan. 2018 Instead, you are pulled you into its unceasing tidal sweep, as tickled as a toddler with a bedtime story that promises endless permutations. Ben Brantley, New York Times, "Review: ‘The Lehman Trilogy’ Is a Transfixing Epic of Riches and Ruin," 13 July 2018 Dippel's unceasing hopscotching between these and other accounts is driven by his arrangement of this book in topical rather than chronological fashion. Anchorage Daily News, "In ‘To the Ends of the Earth,’ an ambitious attempt to encompass era of polar exploration," 7 July 2018 For any new presidential team, the challenges of adapting to Washington include navigating a capital with its own unceasing rhythms and high-pitched atmospherics, not to mention a maze of madness-inducing traffic circles. Paul Schwartzman, Washington Post, "‘Viciousness’: Trump aides endure public fury toward president’s policies," 9 July 2018 From Beacon Hill to Brockton, Pelzer was an unceasing force behind the effort to reform the CORI laws that often blocked ex-offenders from employment and housing. Adrian Walker, BostonGlobe.com, "Ex-offenders lose a tireless advocate," 3 July 2018 This was unceasing architectural detail taking shape as high art and subtle storytelling. Sam Lubell, New York Times, "A Glasgow Architect’s Masterpiece Is Damaged, but Not His Magic," 2 July 2018

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First Known Use of unceasing

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unceasing was in the 14th century

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English Language Learners Definition of unceasing

: never stopping : not ceasing

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