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parenthesis

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of parenthesis

  1. a break in continuity <regarded her husband's brief fling with a coworker as no more than a parethesis in an otherwise solid marriage> Synonyms discontinuity, hiatus, hiccup (also hiccough), interim, interlude, intermission, interregnum, interruption, interstice, interval, gapRelated Words caesura, comma, interspace, lag, pause, space, time lag, window; entr'acte; bumper; adjournment, discontinuance, lapse, suspension; lull, recess, respite, rest; subintervalNear Antonyms continuum, run, stretch; procession, progressionAntonyms continuation, continuity





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