Continuous and Intermittent


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Continuous adjective – Going on and on without any interruptions.
Usage example: a city that has been under continuous bombardment for three days

Intermittent is an antonym for continuous in topics: constant, uninterrupted.
Nearby Words: continued, continuing, continual, continuation, continuity
Antonyms for Continuous


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Intermittent adjective – Occurring or appearing at intervals.
Usage example: intermittent showers had me opening and closing my umbrella all day long

Continuous is an antonym for intermittent in periodic topic.
Nearby Words: intermittently, intermitting
Antonyms for Intermittent
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Things that words describes

power continuous power intermittent power
conflict continuous conflict intermittent conflict
presence continuous presence intermittent presence
series continuous series intermittent series
Other nouns: effect, time, use, strip, damage, pain, warfare, war.
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Intermittent or Continuous. 2016. Accessed April 14, 2021.

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