un·​end·​ing ˌən-ˈen-diŋ How to pronounce unending (audio)
: never ending : endless
unendingly adverb

Examples of unending in a Sentence

the writer's latest memoir is a seemingly unending exercise in narcissistic rambling
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Word History

First Known Use

1661, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unending was in 1661

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“Unending.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unending. Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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un·​end·​ing ˌən-ˈen-diŋ How to pronounce unending (audio)
: having no ending : endless
unendingly adverb

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