Definition of unceasing in US English:



  • Not coming to an end; continuous.

    ‘the unceasing efforts of the staff’
    • ‘There's not an ounce of intelligence in her vapid dark eyes, the glossy lips, the soft words slipping off her tongue in a relentless, unceasing confession.’
    • ‘In addition, the unceasing soundtrack of light, R & B-influenced pop and mild-mannered rock is sending me slightly barmy.’
    • ‘Maughan and his men let me say this: I know of few sides who don't respect teams who have pace and talent and operate in unceasing waves, with the point of attack constantly switching.’
    • ‘Dr. Manette goes to tend to the sister; she continues her unceasing cry for the next twenty-six hours.’
    • ‘Because of the unceasing generosity by the people of Waterford, Christmas was made easier for more than 1,000 families and individuals.’
    • ‘He is also a long-standing and articulate defender of Israel's right to defend itself against the unceasing depredations of its neighbors.’
    • ‘The FBI treat the anti-government far right as we treat the IRA - a constant domestic terror threat that is placed under unceasing surveillance.’
    • ‘Modernity requires constant and unceasing upheaval, and its absence does not bring blessed peace, but withering and death.’
    • ‘If we ask ourselves this question, we often feel forced into answering that we could rejoice in God's continued, unceasing presence.’
    • ‘I am disgusted with the tactics of the Democratic Party in their unceasing effort to stifle any political discussion of substance.’
    • ‘The national fever continues to rage, the slaughter unceasing.’
    • ‘I imagine them laughing at our unceasing efforts to separate the emulations from Bruegel's own hand.’
    • ‘Its international image is already taking a beating from the unceasing violence and the perception that Wahid and his government are unstable and could fall at any time.’
    • ‘I will remember her for that first spark of wonder she ignited in my imagination and for her unceasing efforts to promote the arts as part of civic dialogue.’
    • ‘A round of applause was heartily given to Barbara Harris for her unceasing efforts as president for the last two years and members will be glad to know that she is recovering well from her knee replacement operation.’
    • ‘Fashion is the sublime deformation of nature, an unceasing and repeated effort to reshape it.’
    • ‘Thus the constant, unceasing, restless legislating in the areas of crime, punishment and anti-social behaviour.’
    • ‘The voices of experiences he had never lived were not nearly as intense now, but they continued to ring through his mind with unceasing fervor.’
    • ‘But little by little, the Faustian fantasy shrinks away and the illusion of anticipating the future becomes an unceasing effort to foresee its perils.’
    • ‘The growing conflict between Europe and America has thus resulted in an unceasing intensification of social polarisation on both continents.’
    incessant, ceaseless, unending, endless, never-ending, interminable, non-stop, constant, continuous, continual, uninterrupted, unabated, unabating, unremitting, relentless, unrelenting, unrelieved, sustained, persistent, lasting, eternal, perpetual
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