Definition of incessant in English:

incessant

Syllabification: in·ces·sant
Pronunciation: /inˈsesənt
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

incessancy

noun
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  • But now fatigue a little deadened him to that incessancy of life, it seemed now just an eternal circling.
  • Second, speed, flexibility, and incessancy of market activity have replaced the scheduled rhythm of the factory floor.
  • After 20 years, Mary Byrne, teacher at the model school of the New York Training School for Teachers, began to fear the incessancy of this schoolteacher's routine.

incessantness

noun
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  • I had friends outside of the high school ‘bubble,’ and I molded myself into who I wanted to be without the incessantness of high school peer pressure.
  • The characters drink Martinis and dress in silvery-suave style, but they also talk with a nervous, imploring incessantness, microanalyzing the rules and rituals of love in the '90s. The director captures something hilarious and touching - a new attitude of wistful modesty on the part of young macho cruisers.

Origin

late Middle English: via Old French from late Latin incessant-, from in- 'not' + Latin cessant- 'ceasing' (from the verb cessare).

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