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

Definition of unending

: never ending : endless

Other Words from unending

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 Johnson’s political life once appeared to be a sweeping epic, an unending rise to power that would ultimately reshape Britain and secure his place as one of the country’s most important postwar leaders. Tom Mctague, The Atlantic, 6 June 2022 There's a seemingly unending roll of Bird shooting, passing and defensive highlights. Scott Horner, The Indianapolis Star, 6 June 2022 President Biden continues to be lambasted for refusing to take even partial responsibility for multiple mounting crises, as gas prices crossed the $5 per gallon mark in many states amid unending inflation. Fox News, 6 June 2022 In modern times, Saqqara is known for other reasons—its seemingly unending archaeological treasures. Jane Recker, Smithsonian Magazine, 1 June 2022 But listen, on the left and Never-Trump right, to the unending alarms about a pending 2024 Trump coup. Holman W. Jenkins, WSJ, 24 May 2022 The result could be unending background noise that adds to challenges for Twitter to hold on to staffers and regain momentum. Clare Duffy And Catherine Thorbecke, CNN, 19 May 2022 Lorna, who had no history of mental illness, had grown overwhelmed by the unending surge of severely ill patients, not to mention being severely under-resourced and understaffed to treat them. Corey Feist, Fortune, 16 May 2022 After two years of delays, setbacks and an unending pandemic, Adam Lucas witnessed a resurrection. Brent Lang, Variety, 21 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of unending

1661, in the meaning defined above

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“Unending.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unending. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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

Kids Definition of unending

: having no ending : endless

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