un·​end·​ing | \ ˌən-ˈen-diŋ How to pronounce unending (audio) \

Definition of unending

: never ending : endless

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unendingly \ ˌən-​ˈen-​diŋ-​lē How to pronounce unending (audio) \ adverb

Examples of unending in a Sentence

the writer's latest memoir is a seemingly unending exercise in narcissistic rambling
Recent Examples on the Web There is seemingly unending confusion about overall supply, which states are desperately low on shots, and when the country can expect vaccine production to scale up to meet the urgency of the demand. John Knefel, The New Republic, "Don’t Let Amazon and Airbnb Get Their Tentacles in Vaccine Distribution," 17 Feb. 2021 Speaking from personal experience, slipping on the jet black tweed version instantly transported me to someplace polished, far removed from the monotony of my unending quarantine. Roxanne Fequiere, Vogue, "The Designer Crafting ’40s-Inspired Clothes from High-End Castoffs," 15 Jan. 2021 With his new 4-3 scheme and a seemingly unending package of blitzes, Spagnuolo’s defense climbed to seventh in points and 17th in yards last season. Dave Skretta, San Francisco Chronicle, "'Players' coach' not so nice to one player: Brady," 1 Feb. 2021 Besides the fact that repeatedly hitting on someone who is unavailable is simply not a good look, Jackson's unending quest for Nessa is super cringey. Stacey Grant, Seventeen, "Jackson Mahomes Won't Stop Hitting on Nessa Barrett — and Josh Richards Isn't Having It," 26 Jan. 2021 That work is unending and sometimes arduous — because the inheritance is complex and often misunderstood, because the threats to it are many and varied, and because conservation is rarely reducible to resisting change. The Editors, National Review, "This We Believe," 25 Jan. 2021 One of the only respites from the unending horrors of 2020 has been the ability to escape to the different worlds available with a touch of the remote. Kelly Lawler, USA TODAY, "The 15 best TV shows of 2020: From ‘Queen’s Gambit’ to ‘Schitt’s Creek’ to ‘The Great’," 29 Dec. 2020 Reporting by The News’ Dallas County reporter, Nic Garcia, illustrates this unending confusion. Dave Lieber, Dallas News, "Botched rollout of the coronavirus vaccine reflects who we are. How did we ever win two world wars?," 28 Jan. 2021 There was an unending flood of leaks, false press accounts, baseless lawsuits and inquiries from Capitol Hill. Michael Pack, WSJ, "Mainstream Media Partisanship Comes to Voice of America," 15 Jan. 2021

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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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5 Mar 2021

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“Unending.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unending. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of unending

: lasting forever


un·​end·​ing | \ ˌən-ˈen-diŋ How to pronounce unending (audio) \

Kids Definition of unending

: having no ending : endless

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