Incessant



[in-ses-uh nt] /ɪnˈsɛs ənt/

adjective
1.
continuing without interruption; ceaseless; unending:
an incessant noise.
/ɪnˈsɛsənt/
adjective
1.
not ceasing; continual
adj.

mid-15c., from Old French incessant (mid-14c.), from Late Latin incessantem (nominative incessans) “unceasing,” from Latin in- “not” (see in- (1)) + cessantem (nominative cessans), present participle of cessare “cease” (see cease). Related: Incessantly (early 15c.).

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