Definition of discontinuous
- a discontinuous series of events
- discontinuous features of terrain
a discontinuous series of events
the novel captures the discontinuous nature of a soldier's life: long stretches of boredom interrupted by flashes of chaos and panic
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: not continuous : having interruptions or gaps
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