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 unendingly (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 But the novelty of the event has not proven enough to solve Jumia’s operational inefficiencies and seemingly unending streak of making multi-million dollar losses. Yomi Kazeem, Quartz Africa, "The biggest trends in African tech and startups in 2019," 30 Dec. 2019 His songs were once unending strings of double-entendres and cunning turns of phrase. Andrew R. Chow, Time, "On Jesus Is King, Kanye West Finds God, But Loses His Inspiration," 28 Oct. 2019 With its earthy rhythm, the string of catchy and rousing azadi slogans can be unending, given the number of socio-economic problems India faces. Manavi Kapur, Quartz India, "Once “azadi” got students arrested—now all Indians are raising the slogan," 19 Dec. 2019 Hammons’s generosity to other black artists—buying their work, helping them gain recognition—is unending, although little known. Calvin Tomkins, The New Yorker, "David Hammons Follows His Own Rules," 2 Dec. 2019 As much of an oddball as Bale's car whisperer is in the garage and behind the wheel, he's grounded by the unending support of wife Mollie (Caitriona Balfe) and son Peter (Noah Jupe). Brian Truitt, USA TODAY, "Review: The bromance is real in Matt Damon and Christian Bale's retro cool 'Ford v Ferrari'," 11 Nov. 2019 The bright and open, less crowded approach to boot shopping in the store’s 3,500 square feet lets customers browse without being overwhelmed by an unending supply of styles. Tracy Maness, Houston Chronicle, "New Tecovas store in Rice Village focuses on experience," 10 Dec. 2019 The former vice president's unending promises of reconciling with Republicans may be designed to forestall a future of radical demands. Osita Nwanevu, The New Republic, "Joe Biden’s Frantic Defense of the Status Quo," 18 Nov. 2019 As much of an oddball as Bale’s car whisperer is in the garage and behind the wheel, he’s grounded by the unending support of wife Mollie (Caitriona Balfe) and son Peter (Noah Jupe). Brian Truitt,, Detroit Free Press, "The bromance is real in retro-cool ‘Ford v Ferrari’," 15 Nov. 2019

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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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13 Feb 2020

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“Unending.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unending. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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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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