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. 2013.


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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 — [[t]si͟ːsləs[/t]] ADJ GRADED If 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: endless Derived words: ceaselessly ADV …   English 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

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