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[ adverb ] seemingly uninterrupted

Synonyms

perpetually

Examples

"constantly bullied by his big brother" "was perpetually answering the doorbell"

Used in print

(James Boylan, "Mutinity"...)

Fog hung over the route constantly .

(Gibson Winter, The Suburban Captivity of the...)

The congregation perishes when it is no_longer possible to replenish that core from the neighborhood ; moreover , residential mobility is so high in metropolitan areas that churches have_to recruit constantly in their core stratum in_order to survive ; they can lose higher - and lower status members from the church without collapsing , but they need adequate recruits for the core stratum in_order to preserve economic integration .

(Randall Stewart, "A Little History, a Little Honesty: A...)

It 's infuriating , this feeling that one is being picked on , continually , constantly .

(Donald J. Plantz, Sweeney Squadron....)

His earphones were constantly full of the sounds of enemy contacts made by other flights .

(Edward Streeter, The Chairman of the Bored....)

They were constantly assuring you that you were one of the world 's great guys .

2
[ adverb ] without variation or change

Examples

"constantly kind and gracious"

Used in print

(Schubert Ogden, Christ Without Myth....)

Mythological concepts may by_all_means still be used , but they can be used responsibly only as `` symbols '' or `` ciphers '' , that_is , only if they are also constantly interpreted in non mythological ( or existential ) terms .

(Christopher Davis, First Family....)

Both watched Scotty constantly , Rachel without seeming to , Virginia openly , her eyes filled with concern .

Related terms

changeless changeless

3
[ adverb ] without interruption

Examples

"the world is constantly changing"

Used in print

(The Providence Journal...)

It is a tremendous book , lively , constantly moving , and the Matunuck cast does_well by it .

Related terms

ceaseless ceaseless

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