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incessantly adv : with unflagging resolve; "dance inspires him ceaselessly to strive higher and higher toward the shining pinnacle of perfection that is the goal of every artiste" [syn: endlessly, ceaselessly, unceasingly, unendingly, continuously]

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Adverb

  1. In an incessant manner; not ceasing.
    He jabbered incessantly and annoyed everyone.
    • 1865 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.
      "You are old, father William," the young man said,
      "And your hair has become very white;
      And yet you incessantly stand on your head--
      Do you think, at your age, it is right?"

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

ad infinitum, again and again, always, at a stretch, at all times, ceaselessly, connectedly, constantly, continually, continuously, cumulatively, cyclically, daily, daily and hourly, day after day, day and night, endlessly, eternally, ever, ever and anon, everlastingly, every day, every hour, every moment, hour after hour, hourly, in perpetuity, indestructibly, infinitely, interminably, monotonously, month after month, never-endingly, night and day, on a stretch, on and on, on end, perdurably, perennially, permanently, perpetually, rapidly, regularly, repetitively, right along, round the clock, steadily, sustainedly, time without end, together, unbrokenly, unceasingly, unendingly, unintermittently, uninterruptedly, unrelievedly, unvaryingly, without a break, without cease, without end, without letup, without stopping, world without end, year after year
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