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
It will not be defeated by military means alone, and the fitful progress by the Somali government may come too little, too late.
At 4 a.m. after a fitful sleep, Becky woke up and took David’s temperature.
A fitful season for Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias took a concerning turn this week, and now the left-hander is headed back to Los Angeles so team doctor Neal ElAttrache can examine his sore left shoulder.
The Fitful Evolution of Wonder Woman’s Look—Diana Martinez explains how the superhero’s appearance has been shaped from the start by American culture’s ever-changing ideas of female independence and beauty.
After weeks of fitful negotiations, investors representing 87 percent of the claim’s value will accept the 200 million-pound ($258 million) settlement, the group’s lawyer, Jonathan Nash, said at a hearing Wednesday.
Her approach to their experiences is similarly fragmentary—full in its approach to detail but dramatically gappy and fitful.
This fitful watching is caused, at least in part, by the informational clutter that accompanies every baseball telecast.
All of us take a fitful and reluctant approach to breaking allegiances.
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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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