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perpetual (adj) continuous; frequently repeated.
Perpetual noise is noise continuing all the time. The perpetual noise of machines in a factory is the continuous noise of machines in a factory. A perpetual fear is continuous fear. Perpetual attacks are attacks which are frequently repeated. Perpetual disturbances are frequent disturbances. A person holding a perpetual position holds it lifelong.
- The Israelis and the Palestinians live in perpetual fear of attacks from each other. Neither can have piece of mind, as both are afraid of attacks from each other.
- With the building facing the busy road, who can feel like working with the perpetual noise of the traffic disturbing them?