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Continuing without interruption. See Synonyms at continual.

[Middle English incessaunte, from Late Latin incessāns, incessant- : Latin in-, not; see in-1 + Latin cessāns, present participle of cessāre, to stop; see cease.]

in·ces′san·cy n.
in·ces′sant·ly adv.
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Noun1.incessancy - the quality of something that continues without end or interruption
endlessness - the property of being (or seeming to be) without end
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13, 2017), civil-rights/360083-systemic-racism-is-so-rare-in-america-the-media-justcant-stop-lying [] (discussing contrasting views of the extent of institutional racism); see also Delgado & Stefancic, Four Observations, supra note 3, at 367-68 (noting how mainstream writers often ignore the incessancy and compounding effect on racial categorization on a victim exposed to it over a long period or lifetime).
(31) It is man's task in creation to choose good over evil, and in so doing, "perfect creation." And whereas the DJ runs away in frustration over the incessancy of the task, man is instructed that he must ever persevere though he may not in fact complete the task, as it says, "the task is not for you to finish, neither are you free to desist from it" (Avot 2:16).