un·​in·​ter·​rupt·​ed ˌən-ˌin-tə-ˈrəp-təd How to pronounce uninterrupted (audio)
: 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
uninterruptedly adverb
working uninterruptedly

Examples of uninterrupted in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1602, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of uninterrupted was in 1602

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“Uninterrupted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uninterrupted. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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