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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [uhn-see-sing]
    • /ʌnˈsi sɪŋ/
    • /ʌnˈsiː.sɪŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uhn-see-sing]
    • /ʌnˈsi sɪŋ/

Definitions of unceasing word

  • adjective unceasing not ceasing or stopping; continuous: an unceasing flow of criticism. 1
  • adjective unceasing relentless, never-ending 1
  • adjective unceasing If you describe something as unceasing, you are emphasizing that it continues without stopping. 0
  • adjective unceasing not ceasing or ending 0
  • adjective unceasing continuous; continuing indefinitely without stopping. 0

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Origin of unceasing

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
1350-1400; Middle English uncesynge; see un-1, cease, -ing2

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Parts of speech for Unceasing


unceasing popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 78% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 52% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

unceasing usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for unceasing

adj unceasing

  • aeonian — everlasting
  • around the clock — continuing without pause or interruption: an around-the-clock guard on the prisoner.
  • around-the-clock — all day and all night
  • at all times — all the time, constantly
  • ceaseless — If something, often something unpleasant, is ceaseless, it continues for a long time without stopping or changing.

adjective unceasing

  • constant — You use constant to describe something that happens all the time or is always there.
  • continued — continuing; not having stopped
  • endless — Having or seeming to have no end or limit.
  • eternal — Lasting or existing forever; without end or beginning.
  • everlasting — Lasting forever or for a very long time.

Antonyms for unceasing

adjective unceasing

  • ceasing — to stop; discontinue: Not all medieval beliefs have ceased to exist.
  • ending — An end or final part of something, especially a period of time, an activity, or a book or movie.
  • interrupted — having an irregular or discontinuous arrangement, as of leaflets along a stem.

Top questions with unceasing

  • what does unceasing vigilance mean?

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