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unceasing

[uhn-see-sing] /ʌnˈsi sɪŋ/
adjective
1.
not ceasing or stopping; continuous:
an unceasing flow of criticism.
Origin of unceasing
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English uncesynge; see un-1, cease, -ing2
Related forms
unceasingly, adverb
unceasingness, noun
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  • Now she had at last found tears, and she wept noiselessly but unceasingly.

    Night and Morning, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Its pitiless words flailed him unceasingly with their stinging taunts.

    The Affair of the Brains Anthony Gilmore
  • The vulture of Greed tears the victim, remorselessly and unceasingly.

  • But as the snow descended, the song ascended as unceasingly.

    One Snowy Night Emily Sarah Holt
  • They are unceasingly at work, and so apparent in their labour that they have long been known.

    The Mind and the Brain

    Alfred Binet
  • From daybreak until late at night the troops labored, unceasingly.

    For Name and Fame

    G. A. Henty
  • His mind was unceasingly at work, planning the details of their move and of the new life.

    Ramona Helen Hunt Jackson
  • From below, the angry voice of the Great Falls cried out to us unceasingly.

    The Crossing Winston Churchill
  • It is diligently at work, unceasingly at work, during every waking moment.

    What Is Man? And Other Stories Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • The trail led on unceasingly, but the brightening of the skies was deceptive.

    The Border Watch Joseph A. Altsheler
British Dictionary definitions for unceasingly

unceasing

/ʌnˈsiːsɪŋ/
adjective
1.
not ceasing or ending
Derived Forms
unceasingly, adverb
unceasingness, noun
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Word Origin and History for unceasingly

unceasing

adj.

late 14c., from un- (1) "not" + present participle of cease. Related: Unceasingly (mid-14c.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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