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incessant

in·ces·sant

incessant

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn se snt
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: never ceasing; continual.
The incessant drone of a mosquito kept her awake half the night.
synonyms:
ceaseless, constant, continual, continuous, unceasing
antonyms:
intermittent, occasional
similar words:
chronic, endless, everlasting, interminable, nonstop, perpetual, persistent, relentless, restless, unbroken, unrelenting, unremitting
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derivation: incessantly (adv.)
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