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incessant

adjective uk   /ɪnˈses.ənt/ us  
never stopping, especially in an annoying or unpleasant way: incessant rain/noise/complaints
incessantly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
She talked incessantly about the most trivial things.
Translations of “incessant”
in Spanish incesante…
in French incessant…
in German unaufhörlich…
in Chinese (Traditional) 連續不斷的,沒完沒了的…
in Russian непрерывный…
in Turkish aralıksız, biteviye, ardı arkası kesilmeyen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 连续不断的,没完没了的…
in Polish nieustanny…
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