un·​end·​ing | \ˌən-ˈen-diŋ \

Definition of unending 

: never ending : endless

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Other Words from unending

unendingly \ ˌən-​ˈen-​diŋ-​lē \ adverb

Examples of unending in a Sentence

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

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Congrats to @justinbieber on an incredible tour and thank you to the entire cast and crew for your unending support. Cara Zimmerman, Harper's BAZAAR, "Justin Bieber Releases a Heartfelt Letter On Why He Cancelled His 'Purpose' Tour," 3 Aug. 2017 The seemingly unending speculation about her whereabouts appeared to irritate Trump and his wife. Bloomberg.com, "Trump Says First Lady’s Doctors Told Her Not to Fly Following Operation," 8 June 2018 Investigations don't need to be unending and forever, which seems to be the standard that some Trump critics want in this case. Fox News, "Gowdy defends FBI use of informant in Trump campaign," 31 May 2018 But their son’s turmoil was unending, Gary later told a detective. Alden Woods, azcentral, "Bentinho Massaro's Sedona Experiment: How the search for enlightenment led to a digital cult," 18 Apr. 2018 And that means that while basketball is a source of pride, and is currently providing unending joy, football is the source of identity. Shawn Windsor, Detroit Free Press, "Michigan football remains dominant in Ann Arbor despite Final Four," 27 Mar. 2018 Miss Patty's Dance School: With its seemingly unending amount of town hall meetings, Miss Patty's really was the epicenter of Stars Hollow. Bridget Mallon, House Beautiful, "The 11 Most Memorable Interiors From Gilmore Girls," 11 Sep. 2014 Kennedy challenged lawyer Neal Katyal, representing the challengers, about whether the ban would be unending. CBS News, "Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban," 26 June 2018 There is great Energy and unending Stamina, both necessary to get things done. BostonGlobe.com, "John Kelly says a report claiming he called Trump an ‘idiot’ is ‘total BS’," 30 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of unending

1661, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unending was in 1661

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English Language Learners Definition of unending

: lasting forever


un·​end·​ing | \ˌən-ˈen-diŋ \

Kids Definition of unending

: having no ending : endless

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