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Latest revision as of 09:55, 29 June 2020

Etymology of incessant.png

incessant = in + cess + ant

in-: not

cess: derive from Latin "cedere", meaning "go"

-ant: of doing something

So incessant means: 

Of not going away.

It means "never stopping".

Evolution of usage

The rain of not going away caused the mudslide.

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Incessant rain caused the mudslide.

Mudslide.jpg