To come to an end; stop: a process that never ceases.
Amazed means surprised in a good way. We can say You never cease to amaze me: which would mean: You continue to surprise me.
The phrase you usually see is “never ceases to amaze me ”. “X never ceases to amaze me ” means that no matter how many times I see or hear X, I’m always amazed. To seize something is to take it by force. The reason people use this phrase, with all its verbiage, is to suggest irony.
wonders ( will ) never cease This was not at all expected; how shocking. Said especially of that which is pleasantly surprising, though the phrase is often used humorously, ironically, or sarcastically.
cease break off. desist. discontinue. fail. halt. quit. refrain. terminate.
: to cause to come to an end especially gradually: no longer continue they were forced to cease operations cease to exist. intransitive verb. 1a: to come to an end the fighting gradually ceased.
verb (used with object), a·mazed, a·maz·ing. to overwhelm with surprise or sudden wonder; astonish greatly. Obsolete. to bewilder; perplex.
: causing astonishment, great wonder, or surprise an amazing story of personal bravery and survival.
Cease is a verb that means “to come to an end ” or “to discontinue something.” Seize generally refers to taking control or possession of something. These words don’t have much overlap to cause confusion, but seize can sometimes mean ” stop ” when used in the phrase ” seize up,” as when the gears of a machine ” seize up.”
[S] [T] Tom never ceases to amaze me. ( [S] [T] His behavior never ceases to surprise me. ( [S] [T] Tom’s behavior never ceases to surprise me. ( [S] [T] The cheering ceased. ( [S] [T] The baby ceased crying. ( [S] [T] The noise was ceaseless. [S] [T] The nation ceased to exist. ( [S] [T] You never cease to amaze me. (
“ Never fails to disappoint ” means someone always acts the way one expects them to. It is typically used derogatorily. For example, if you know someone who always overreacts to something, and a situation arises and they indeed overreact, as a criticism you would say they “ never fail to disappoint.”
—used to say that one is happy and surprised by something good that has happenedHe was on time for work all week. Wonders never cease! My story is finally getting published!
We usually say ” wonders will never cease “. It means that you are surprised that something has finally happened usually after a long time of waiting. ” You have finally got rid of that old car of yours! Wonders will never cease!”.