Continuous and Sporadic


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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

Sporadic is an antonym for continuous in constant topic.
Nearby Words: continued, continuing, continual, continuation, continuity
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Sporadic adjective – Lacking in steadiness or regularity of occurrence.
Usage example: sporadic loud noises kept startling everyone

Continuous is an antonym for sporadic in on and off topic.
Nearby Word: sporadically
Antonyms for Sporadic
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Things that words describes

play continuous play sporadic play
presence continuous presence sporadic presence
series continuous series sporadic series
use continuous use sporadic use
Other nouns: effects, warfare, attacks, references.
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