ceaseless

[sees-lis]
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Origin of ceaseless

First recorded in 1580–90; cease + -less
Related formscease·less·ly, adverbcease·less·ness, noun

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ceaseless

adjective
  1. without stop or pause; incessant
Derived Formsceaselessly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for ceaseless
adj.

1580s, from cease (n.) + -less. Related: Ceaselessly; ceaselessness.

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