unceasing

[ uhn-see-sing ]
/ ʌnˈsi sɪŋ /

adjective

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

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Origin of unceasing

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

OTHER WORDS FROM unceasing

un·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 forms of unceasing

unceasingly, adverbunceasingness, noun
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