CET6+ TEM8 GRE TOEFL
1. in- "not" + cess- "cease, stop" + -ant.
2. cease => incessant.
- incessant (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.).
- 1. The noise of bombs and guns was incessant.
- 2. We have had incessant snowfall since yesterday afternoon.
- 3. From the very first days of the reforms, the parliament kept up an incessant drumbeat of protest.
- 4. The incessant hurry and trivial activity of daily life seem to prevent, or at least, discourage quiet and intensive thinking.
- 5. She is tired of his incessant demands for affection.
[ incessant 造句 ]