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con·stant

 (kŏn′stənt)
adj.
1. Continually occurring; persistent: constant surveillance. See Synonyms at continual.
2. Regularly recurring: plagued by constant interruptions.
3. Unchanging in nature, value, or extent; invariable: a constant wind speed.
4. Steadfast in purpose, loyalty, or affection; faithful. See Synonyms at faithful.
n.
1. Something that is unchanging or invariable.
2.
a. A quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context.
b. An experimental or theoretical condition, factor, or quantity that does not vary or that is regarded as invariant in specified circumstances.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin cōnstāns, cōnstant-, present participle of cōnstāre, to stand firm : com-, intensive pref.; see com- + stāre, to stand; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

con′stant·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.constantly - without variation or change, in every case; "constantly kind and gracious"; "he always arrives on time"
2.constantly - without interruption; "the world is constantly changing"

constantly

Translations
بِاسْتِمْرَاربِصورَة ثابِتَه
neustálestále
konstant
jatkuvasti
stalno
á stöîugan hátt
絶えず
계속
nenehno
konstant
เกิดขึ้นตลอดเวลา
liên tục

constantly

[ˈkɒnstəntlɪ] ADV (= continuously) → constantemente, continuamente
to be constantly changingestar cambiando constantemente or continuamente
she's constantly complainingse está quejando constantemente or continuamente
"gates constantly in use"vado permanente

constantly

[ˈkɒnstəntli] adv [change, look for, try] → constamment, sans cesse; [remind] → constamment; [stir] → constamment; [aware] → constamment
to be constantly under threat → être constamment menacé(e)

constantly

adv(an)dauernd, ständig

constantly

[ˈkɒnstntlɪ] advcontinuamente, costantemente

constant

(ˈkonstənt) adjective
1. never stopping. a constant noise.
2. unchanging. It must be kept at a constant temperature.
3. faithful. He remained constant.
ˈconstantly adverb
ˈconstancy noun

constantly

بِاسْتِمْرَار neustále konstant dauernd διαρκώς constantemente jatkuvasti constamment stalno costantemente 絶えず 계속 constant kontinuerlig stale constantemente постоянно konstant เกิดขึ้นตลอดเวลา sürekli liên tục 不断地
References in classic literature ?
This continued for some weeks, the physicians visiting him on alternate days and treating him for two different disorders, with constantly enlarging doses of medicine and more and more rigorous nursing.
I resolved at once to go to that school, although I had no idea where it was, or how many miles away, or how I was going to reach it; I remembered only that I was on fire constantly with one ambition, and that was to go to Hampton.
Reduce the hostile chiefs by inflicting damage on them; and make trouble for them, and keep them constantly engaged; hold out specious allurements, and make them rush to any given point.
You will but spoil your life if you constantly lament another person's sorrow.
Certainly they are to be repressed, or at least well guarded: for they cloud the mind; they leese friends; and they check with business, whereby business cannot go on currently and constantly.
In some of the States there is an additional Law forbidding Females, under penalty of death, from walking or standing in any public place without moving their backs constantly from right to left so as to indicate their presence to those behind them; others oblige a Woman, when travelling, to be followed by one of her sons, or servants, or by her husband; others confine Women altogether to their houses except during the religious festivals.
The first three remained constantly in a small waiting-room, ready to obey the summons of a small golden bell, or to receive the orders of the Romaic slave, who knew just enough French to be able to transmit her mistress's wishes to the three other waiting-women; the latter had received most peremptory instructions from Monte Cristo to treat Haidee with all the deference they would observe to a queen.
In proportion as we ascend, the latter become much more uniform and flow more constantly in one direction.
Moreover, to him the affair was commonplace; it was just an hysterical woman who had quarrelled with her lover and taken poison; it was constantly happening.
Below them was a vast space, at the bottom of which was a black sea with rolling billows, through which little tongues of flame constantly shot up.
It is maddening, Virginia," said the man, "to be constantly straining every resource of my memory in futile endeavor to catch and hold one fleeting clue to my past.
For the strain constantly kept up by the windlass continually keeps the whale rolling over and over in the water, and as the blubber in one strip uniformly peels off along the line called the scarf, simultaneously cut by the spades of Starbuck and Stubb, the mates; and just as fast as it is thus peeled off, and indeed by that very act itself, it is all the time being hoisted higher and higher aloft till its upper end grazes the main-top; the men at the windlass then cease heaving, and for a moment or two the prodigious blood-dripping mass sways to and fro as if let down from the sky, and every one present must take good heed to dodge it when it swings, else it may box his ears and pitch him headlong overboard.