Examples of fitful in a Sentence
He had a few fitful hours of sleep.
Several fitful attempts at negotiation have failed.
Recent Examples of fitful from the Web
This fitful watching is caused, at least in part, by the informational clutter that accompanies every baseball telecast.
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First Known Use of fitful
Synonym Discussion of fitful
FITFUL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fitful for English Language Learners
: not regular or steady
FITFUL Defined for Kids
Definition of fitful for Students
: not regular or steady fitful sleep
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