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continuous

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of continuous

  1. going on and on without any interruptions a city that has been under continuous bombardment for three days Synonyms of continuous ceaseless, continual, continued, continuing, incessant, nonstop, perpetual, running, unbroken, unceasing, uninterrupted, unremitting Words Related to continuous dateless, deathless, endless, eternal, everlasting, immortal, interminable, permanent, undying, unending; changeless, constant, stable, steady, unchanging, unvarying; durable, enduring, lasting, persistent; imperishable, indestructible Near Antonyms of continuous intermittent, periodic, periodical, recurrent, recurring; alternate, alternating, cyclic (or cyclical), rhythmic (or rhythmical), seasonal, serial; erratic, fitful, irregular, occasional, spasmodic, sporadic, spotty, unsteady Antonyms of continuous discontinuous, noncontinuous

Synonym Discussion of continuous

continual, continuous, constant, incessant, perpetual, perennial mean characterized by continued occurrence or recurrence. continual often implies a close prolonged succession or recurrence.
    • continual showers the whole weekend
continuous usually implies an uninterrupted flow or spatial extension.
    • football's oldest continuous rivalry
constant implies uniform or persistent occurrence or recurrence.
    • lived in constant pain
incessant implies ceaseless or uninterrupted activity.
    • annoyed by the incessant quarreling
perpetual suggests unfailing repetition or lasting duration.
    • a land of perpetual snowfall
perennial implies enduring existence often through constant renewal.
    • a perennial source of controversy

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