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UNCEASING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does unceasing mean? 

UNCEASING (adjective)
  The adjective UNCEASING has 2 senses:

1. continuing forever or indefinitely
2. uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing

  Familiarity information: UNCEASING used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


UNCEASING (adjective)


Sense 1unceasing [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Continuing forever or indefinitely

Synonyms:

unceasing; perpetual; everlasting; eternal; ageless; unending; eonian; aeonian

Context examples:

the ageless themes of love and revenge / eternal truths / life everlasting / hell's perpetual fires / the unending bliss of heaven

Similar:

lasting; permanent (continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place)


Sense 2unceasing [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing

Synonyms:

ceaseless; unremitting; never-ending; unceasing; perpetual; incessant; constant

Context examples:

the ceaseless thunder of surf / in constant pain / night and day we live with the incessant noise of the city / the never-ending search for happiness / the perpetual struggle to maintain standards in a democracy / man's unceasing warfare with drought and isolation / unremitting demands of hunger

Similar:

continuous; uninterrupted (continuing in time or space without interruption)


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