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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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 June, through tears, tries to instill her unending support and love in her daughter’s heart. refinery29.com, "The Handmaid's Tale Season 2, Episode 10 Recap: This One Hits Too Close To Home, You Guys," 20 June 2018 All the balls have to be juggled at one time because this provides unending humor for you and me. Fox News, "Meadows, Dershowitz react after Lisa Page defies subpoena," 12 July 2018 Stories of struggle, of unending doom are easy to tell on television. Todd Vanderwerff, Vox, "The Handmaid’s Tale season 2 was masterful. But it may have broken the show.," 11 July 2018 But the unending conveyor belt of affirmative action plaintiffs means that the justices will never want for an opportunity to revisit their most recent take on the subject. Jay Willis, GQ, "The Trump Administration Is Hell-Bent on Ending Affirmative Action," 3 July 2018 The geographical realities of Europe and Asia broke them up into small states and away from common centers, forcing upon them a history of unending warfare. Johnforristerross, Longreads, "Taming the Great American Desert," 2 July 2018 After all, the only real constant in the city is the unending process of repaving streets, replacing sewers, building new high rises, or tearing down old buildings. Carl Nolte, SFChronicle.com, "Streets of San Francisco are always being dug up," 30 June 2018

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First Known Use of unending

1661, in the meaning defined above

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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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