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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing;
- Example: "the ceaseless thunder of surf"
- Example: "in constant pain"
- Example: "night and day we live with the incessant noise of the city"
- Example: "the never-ending search for happiness"
- Example: "the perpetual struggle to maintain standards in a democracy"
- Example: "man's unceasing warfare with drought and isolation"
- Example: "unremitting demands of hunger"
[syn: ceaseless, constant, incessant, never-ending, perpetual, unceasing, unremitting]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Incessant \In*ces"sant\, a. [L. incessans, -antis; pref. in- not + cessare to cease: cf. F. incessant. See Cease.] Continuing or following without interruption; unceasing; unitermitted; uninterrupted; continual; as, incessant clamors; incessant pain, etc. [1913 Webster] Against the castle gate, . . . Which with incessant force and endless hate, They batter'd day and night and entrance did await. --Spenser. Syn: Unceasing; uninterrupted; unintermitted; unremitting; ceaseless; continual; constant; perpetual. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

incessant adj 1: uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing; "the ceaseless thunder of surf"; "in constant pain"; "night and day we live with the incessant noise of the city"; "the never-ending search for happiness"; "the perpetual struggle to maintain standards in a democracy"; "man's unceasing warfare with drought and isolation"; "unremitting demands of hunger" [syn: ceaseless, constant, incessant, never-ending, perpetual, unceasing, unremitting]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

94 Moby Thesaurus words for "incessant": ageless, articulated, catenated, ceaseless, chattering, coeternal, concatenated, connected, constant, continual, continued, continuing, continuous, cyclical, dateless, direct, endless, eternal, eterne, ever-being, ever-durable, ever-during, ever-recurring, everlasting, everliving, featureless, frequent, gapless, haunting, immediate, immemorial, indestructible, infinite, interminable, joined, jointless, linked, machine gun, monotonous, never-ceasing, never-ending, nonstop, nonterminating, nonterminous, olamic, oscillating, perdurable, perennial, periodic, permanent, perpetual, pulsating, rapid, reappearing, recurrent, recurring, regular, repeated, repetitive, returning, revenant, round-the-clock, running, seamless, sempiternal, serried, smooth, stable, staccato, steady, straight, stuttering, sustained, thematic, thick-coming, timeless, twenty-four-hour, ubiquitous, unbroken, unceasing, unchanging, undifferentiated, unending, uniform, unintermitted, unintermittent, unintermitting, uninterrupted, unrelieved, unremitting, unstopped, unvarying, vibrating, without end