- ADJ-GRADEDIf something, often something unpleasant, is ceaseless, it continues for a long time without stopping or changing. [FORMAL]
There is a ceaseless struggle from noon to night.Syn:Derived words:ceaselessly ADV usu ADV with v
The characters complain ceaselessly about food queues, prices and corruption.
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Ceaseless — Cease less, a. Without pause or end; incessant. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Ceaseless — Cease less, adv. Without intermission or end. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
ceaseless — index chronic, continual (perpetual), continuous, durable, incessant, infinite, open ended, permanent … Law dictionary
ceaseless — 1580s, from CEASE (Cf. cease) + LESS (Cf. less). Related: Ceaselessly … Etymology dictionary
ceaseless — [adj] never ending amaranthine, constant, continual, continuous, day and night*, endless, eternal, everlasting, incessant, indefatigable, interminable, nonstop, on a treadmill*, perennial, perpetual, round the clock*, unceasing, unending,… … New thesaurus
ceaseless — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ constant and unending. DERIVATIVES ceaselessly adverb … English terms dictionary
ceaseless — [sēs′lis] adj. unceasing; continual ceaselessly adv … English World dictionary
ceaseless — adjective Date: 1570 continuing without cease ; constant < ceaseless efforts > • ceaselessly adverb • ceaselessness noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
ceaseless — adj. Ceaseless is used with these nouns: ↑flow, ↑struggle, ↑toil … Collocations dictionary
ceaseless — cease|less [ˈsi:sləs] adj happening for a long time without stopping ▪ the ceaseless fight against crime >ceaselessly adv ▪ The men worked ceaselessly through the night … Dictionary of contemporary English