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Syllabification: cease·less
Pronunciation: /ˈsēsləs

Definition of ceaseless in English:


Constant and unending: the fort was subjected to ceaseless bombardment
More example sentences
  • And I am sick and tired of listening to his ceaseless and unintelligible chatter.
  • The ceaseless ringing in my ear continued throughout today and, as a result, I've felt more than a little perturbed.
  • Heroin addicts leave a trail of destruction behind them in their ceaseless quest for a fix.



Example sentences
  • He ceaselessly expressed concern for the poor and frequently spoke and wrote on what he saw as an impermissibly broad gap between the rich and the poor, and a lack of social justice.
  • Chris had been a loyal member since the foundation of the Guild, she had worked ceaselessly to promote its aims, she was a warm personal friend of many members.
  • Farmers' leaders ceaselessly, and rightly, draw attention to the need for partnerships between producers, processors and consumers.

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