from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not intermitted; not interrupted; not suspended for a time; continued; continuous: as, unintermitted misery.

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  • adjective dated Not intermitted; uninterrupted, ceaseless.


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un- +‎ intermitted


  • Eighteen days of unintermitted rolling over “desolate rainy seas” brought the “City of Tokio” early yesterday morning to Cape King, and by noon we were steaming up the

    Unbeaten Tracks in Japan

  • But those forces that had been formerly under Virginius, and now were under Flaccus in Germany, valuing themselves much upon the battle they had fought with Vindex, and finding now no advantage of it, grew very refractory and intractable towards their officers: and Flaccus they wholly disregarded, being incapacitated in body by unintermitted gout, and, besides, a man of little experience in affairs.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • Another important consideration is the great mischief of unintermitted electioneering.

    Representative Government

  • Such unintermitted strainings upon the planted iron must sooner or later inevitably extract it.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • Only by continual oversight can the democrat in office be prevented from hardening into a despot: only by unintermitted Agitation can a people be kept sufficiently awake to principle not to let liberty be smothered in material prosperity.

    Wendell Phillips (1811-84)

  • The man who has no capital, who literally earns his _daily_ bread, and whose ability to gain a livelihood for himself and his family depends upon his constant, unintermitted labor, is in no condition to look at any aspect of any question but in the one, vital, all-important view of his personal necessities.

    Continental Monthly, Vol. 4, No 3, September 1863 Devoted to Literature and National Policy

  • He had no ambition outside or beyond the school room, and his shrinking modesty prevented him claiming the credit justly due him for the unintermitted and successful labors performed within the school walls.

    Cleveland Past and Present Its Representative Men

  • First, that, besides board, washing, fuel, and lights, which she would have in a family, she would have also less unintermitted toil.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 100, February, 1866

  • Foremost among these noble women, as the almoner of their bounty, and the organizer of their efforts, stands the subject of this sketch, Mrs.C. T. Fenn, of Pittsfield, whose devotion to the work during the entire war was unintermitted and untiring.

    Woman's Work in the Civil War A Record of Heroism, Patriotism, and Patience

  • As has been said before, the personal labors of Mrs. Fenn were unintermitted as long as a sick or wounded soldier remained in any hospital.

    Woman's Work in the Civil War A Record of Heroism, Patriotism, and Patience


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