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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Balancing the interests of TSOs against the interests of dozens of DSOs will be an unending hassle. David Roberts, Vox, "Clean energy technologies threaten to overwhelm the grid. Here’s how it can adapt.," 30 Nov. 2018 They’re designed specifically to be that way, with bright lights, high-definition colors, and unending pop-up notifications and prompts aimed at capturing your attention. Andrew J. Hawkins, The Verge, "How to detox from your smartphone with these apps and gadgets," 29 Nov. 2018 The deal shows WeWork’s unending thirst for capital, as the company has plowed billions into a rapid expansion. Eliot Brown, WSJ, "SoftBank Boosts WeWork Valuation to $45 Billion," 13 Nov. 2018 Here's a thought: Transform the Lunar Gateway into a simpler and cheaper communication relay with an unending supply of power. Joe Pappalardo, Popular Mechanics, "Maybe NASA's Next Space Station Doesn't Need the Astronauts," 6 Sep. 2018 An unending drumbeat of propaganda, from both official state outlets and private media empires aligned with the government, demonizes refugees and Muslims, falsely warning of an existential threat to Hungarian society and culture. Zack Beauchamp, Vox, "The 2018 campaign revealed the true fissure in American democracy," 6 Nov. 2018 Series protagonist Clementine had become lost, undergoing a seemingly unending stream of trauma, not unlike her creators. Andrew Webster, The Verge, "How The Walking Dead studio changed video game storytelling for the better," 24 Sep. 2018 My sisters, Linda and Leslie, for their unending love and support. Megan Friedman, Harper's BAZAAR, "Read Jennifer Lopez's Full Video Vanguard Acceptance Speech at the VMAs," 21 Aug. 2018 In his unending attempt to satisfy the deals gods, the Dealmaster scoured the sale into the wee hours of the morning last night and can safely conclude that the deals here aren't as far-reaching as Amazon's selection on Prime Day. Ars Staff, Ars Technica, "Dealmaster: A few good deals from Best Buy’s “Black Friday in July” sale," 27 July 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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