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Meaning of INCESSANT

Pronunciation:  in'sesunt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  occurring so frequently as to seem ceaseless or uninterrupted; "a child's incessant questions"; "your perpetual (or continual) complaints"
  2. [adj]  uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing; "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"

INCESSANT is a 9 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: ceaseless, constant, continual, continuous, endless, never-ending, perpetual, unceasing, uninterrupted, unremitting



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In*ces"sant\, a. [L. incessans, -antis; pref. in- not
+ cessare to cease: cf. F. incessant. See {Cease}.]
Continuing or following without interruption; unceasing;
unitermitted; uninterrupted; continual; as, incessant
clamors; incessant pain, etc.

      Against the castle gate, . . . Which with incessant
      force and endless hate, They batter'd day and night and
      entrance did await.                      --Spenser.

Syn: Unceasing; uninterrupted; unintermitted; unremitting;
     ceaseless; continual; constant; perpetual.

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