unceasing

[ uhn-see-sing ]
/ ʌnˈsi sɪŋ /

adjective

not ceasing or stopping; continuous: an unceasing flow of criticism.

Nearby words

  1. uncared-for,
  2. uncaring,
  3. uncas,
  4. uncase,
  5. uncaused,
  6. unceasingly,
  7. uncensored,
  8. unceremonious,
  9. unceremoniously,
  10. uncertain

Origin of unceasing

1350–1400; Middle English uncesynge; see un-1, cease, -ing2

Related formsun·ceas·ing·ly, adverbun·ceas·ing·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for unceasing

unceasing

/ (ʌnˈsiːsɪŋ) /

adjective

not ceasing or ending
Derived Formsunceasingly, adverbunceasingness, noun

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Word Origin and History for unceasing

unceasing

adj.

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

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