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continual

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of continual

  1. 1 going on and on without any interruptions the castaways hoped that the continual broadcast of the distress signal would eventually attract attention Synonyms ceaseless, continuous, continued, continuing, incessant, nonstop, perpetual, running, unbroken, unceasing, uninterrupted, unremittingRelated Words dateless, deathless, endless, eternal, everlasting, immortal, interminable, permanent, undying, unending; changeless, constant, stable, steady, unchanging, unvarying; durable, enduring, lasting, persistent; imperishable, indestructibleNear Antonyms intermittent, periodic, periodical, recurrent, recurring; alternate, alternating, cyclic (or cyclical), rhythmic (or rhythmical), seasonal, serial; erratic, fitful, irregular, occasional, spasmodic, sporadic, spotty, unsteadyAntonyms discontinuous, noncontinuous

  2. 2 occurring or appearing at intervals a history of continual invasions from countries to the west Synonyms intermittent, on-and-off, periodic, periodical, recurrent, recurringRelated Words alternate, alternating, cyclic (or cyclical), rhythmic (or rhythmical), seasonal, serial; aperiodic, erratic, fitful, irregular, occasional, spasmodic, sporadic, spotty, unsteadyNear Antonyms eternal, everlasting, interminable, perpetualAntonyms constant, continuous, incessant, unceasing

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