Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: ceaseless
IPA transcription: [s'islɪs]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: ceaseless, constant, incessant, never-ending, perpetual, unceasing, unremitting
    Meaning: 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"
Usage examples
  • Ceaseless tramp of humanity
  • [III] You Tides with Ceaseless Swell
  • Under this ceaseless persecution, Laura's morbid self-communing was renewed.
  • The general rose decays; But this, in lady's drawer, Makes summer when the lady lies In ceaseless rosemary.
  • Thenceforward to Dover, they talked together with ceaseless animation. The Cantankerous Old Lady was capital company.
  • But it was cool and pleasant down in the spring-house with the water trickling out in a ceaseless drip-drip on the cold stones.
  • But she was learning the lesson that all must learn; that the world sweeps relentlessly onward with no pause for individual woe, and each must keep step in its ceaseless march, no matter how weary the brain or how heavy the heart.
  • And so, as I am not and, so far as one can judge, cannot be enchanted, she it is that is enchanted, that is smitten, that is altered, changed, and transformed; in her have my enemies revenged themselves upon me, and for her shall I live in ceaseless tears, until I see her in her pristine state.
  • Who has not heard of Mount Olympus,--that high abode of all the powers of type, that favoured seat of the great goddess Pica, that wondrous habitation of gods and devils, from whence, with ceaseless hum of steam and never-ending flow of Castalian ink, issue forth fifty thousand nightly edicts for the governance of a subject nation?
  • God knows, 'twas not with a fore-reasoned plan I left the easeful dwellings of my peace, And sought this combat with ungodly Man, And ceaseless still through years that do not cease Have warred with Powers and Principalities. My natural soul, ere yet these strifes began, Was as a sister diligent to please And loving all, and most the human clan.