Incessant meaning

ĭn-sĕsənt
Continuing without interruption.
adjective
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The definition of incessant is continuing without stopping.

An example of incessant is the chirping of birds that lasts all morning.

adjective
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1
Without pause or stop; not ending, especially to the point of annoyance.

The dog's incessant barking kept the girl awake all night.

adjective
11
2
Never ceasing; continuing or being repeated without stopping or in a way that seems endless; constant.
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Origin of incessant

  • Middle English incessaunte from Late Latin incessāns incessant- Latin in- not in–1 Latin cessāns present participle of cessāre to stop cease

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French incessant

    From Wiktionary