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unceasing

[uhn-see-sing] /ʌnˈsi sɪŋ/
adjective
1.
not ceasing or stopping; continuous:
an unceasing flow of criticism.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English uncesynge; see un-1, cease, -ing2
Related forms
unceasingly, adverb
unceasingness, noun
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  • The progress of science must result in the unceasing modification of religious thought, to the great advantage of religion.
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  • The outcries of separated minorities would be implacable and unceasing cause of war.
  • To say nothing of the river's own depth in unceasing play.
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  • Key to being customer driven is an unceasing focus on customer service quality.
British Dictionary definitions for unceasing

unceasing

/ʌnˈsiːsɪŋ/
adjective
1.
not ceasing or ending
Derived Forms
unceasingly, adverb
unceasingness, noun
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Word Origin and History for unceasing
adj.

late 14c., from un- (1) "not" + present participle of cease. Related: Unceasingly (mid-14c.).

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