Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a manner without pause or stop, especially to the point of annoyance; not ceasing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Unceasingly; continually.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an incessant manner; with constant repetition; unceasingly.
  • Instantly; immediately.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. without interruption
  • adv. with unflagging resolve

Etymologies

incessant +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Conversely the people that are less enamored with this title incessantly whine about inaccessibility, lack of action and how hard it is being a stupid comic fan when trying to digest the genius of Morrison.

    Ain't It Cool News - The best in movie, TV, DVD, and comic book news.

  • My late father was calling incessantly from his small apartment in Amman convinced that my younger brother was in lower Manhattan that day and going crazy because he couldn't get a hold of him.

    Rami Nashashibi: Victims Or Villains: Moving Beyond Post-9/11 Narratives

  • I used to complain incessantly when my mother made me write thank-you notes Christmas day and my birthday - I was not allowed to play with anything until they were done (usually only about 10 to do)

    Thank You Notes

  • Clinton supporters complain incessantly about the bias media, but the GOP has a whole bag of tricks vis-a-vis the swiftboat attacks for both Hillary and her Husband.

    Clinton: 'This is nowhere near over'

  • More serious than McCain incessantly flip-flopping on the issues (even bills he sponsors), he has consistently demonstrated throughout his political career that he is guilty of double-speak.

    McCain's national finance co-chair resigns

  • Sure, we'll accept high profile plugs, but our basic m.o. will be to have friends contact friends one-on-one, bonding in an unprecedented way, passing the word incessantly; we have a huge jump on others already.

    Taking over post-Arnold California

  • No, they will sit there and complain incessantly about how it's such a bad deal, and how it's a bad time, and there's this constant aura of helplessness around them.

    Just a moment

  • They also exists if they just complain incessantly about crap.

    Newspapers as a right « BuzzMachine

  • Complain incessantly about me not posting some article or link you've sent as if I'm doing it on person just to spite you.

    12/08/2004

  • Imagine then some of the old-timers in Douglaston, N.Y., who can't watch Wimbledon without hearing incessantly from the old neighborhood kids — including NBC/ESPN analyst Mary Carillo, who grew up blocks from the brothers.

    USATODAY.com - McEnroe brothers double up to analyze Wimbledon play

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  • That was good sionnach :-)

    December 12, 2007

  • "Thnak goodness my dyslexia didn't interfere with my getting my pilot's license", said Tom incessantly.

    December 12, 2007