un·​in·​ter·​rupt·​ed | \ˌən-ˌin-tə-ˈrəp-təd \

Definition of uninterrupted 

: not interrupted, stopped, or blocked eight hours of uninterrupted sleep an uninterrupted area of wilderness an uninterrupted view a day of work uninterrupted by distractions

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uninterruptedly adverb
working uninterruptedly

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The whole affair echoed the 2016 campaign, when cable news was criticized for airing Trump’s rallies uninterrupted. Laura Mcgann, Vox, "CNN aired Trump rambling about immigrants for 27 minutes," 1 Nov. 2018 Sadly, the lid holds onto fingerprints and smudges more than the chassis does, but the uninterrupted metal look is nonetheless sleek and professional. Valentina Palladino, Ars Technica, "Lenovo Yoga C930 2-in-1 review: Hidden features in all the right places," 26 Oct. 2018 Then there’s the design, which employs a stem much like Apple’s AirPods — that should help keep an uninterrupted connection by pushing the wireless radios further away from the listener’s ear. Vlad Savov, The Verge, "RHA’s TrueConnect buds look like a promising AirPods rival," 4 Oct. 2018 Now, extensively working with the Mayo Clinic, Chinnock has been able to take 331 steps, walk with assistance for 16 uninterrupted minutes, and move at a speed of 13 yards per minute (0.20 meters per second). David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "Paralyzed Man Walks Again With Surgical Implant," 25 Sep. 2018 Taking a slow-ballad tempo, Johnsun spun long and uninterrupted lines, seemingly suspending the passage of time. Howard Reich, chicagotribune.com, "Mister Rogers' music gets jazzed at Winter's Jazz Club," 23 Mar. 2018 Singapore Airlines passengers can reserve their meals with Book the Cook and enjoy uninterrupted sleep on fully-flat beds. Marilyn Jones, Philly.com, "'Flying chefs' in business class," 6 July 2018 Despite political tensions, the work of creative enterprises continue uninterrupted and cultural life goes on. Michael Atwood Mason, Smithsonian, "Here’s How to Have a More Meaningful Experience at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival," 25 June 2018 Scenic helicopter tours continued uninterrupted, if even more popular than usual. Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY, "Kilauea not hurting local businesses," 6 May 2018

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1602, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of uninterrupted was in 1602

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un·​in·​ter·​rupt·​ed | \ˌən-ˌin-tə-ˈrəp-təd\

Kids Definition of uninterrupted

: not interrupted : continuous My sleep was uninterrupted.

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