Thesaurus

discontinuity

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of discontinuity

  1. 1 an open space in a barrier (as a wall or hedge) microscopic discontinuities in the connecting wires Synonyms of discontinuity breach, break, gap, gulf, hiatus, hole, interstice, interval, opening, rent, rift, separation, voidWords Related to discontinuity chink, cleft, crack, cranny, crevice, fissure; notch, slit, slot, split; interspace, pore; abyss, aperture, cavity, chasm, gape, orifice; fracture, rupture, severance, sundering

  2. 2 a break in continuity a noticeable discontinuity in the flow of the story Synonyms of discontinuity gap, hiatus, hiccup (also hiccough), interim, interlude, intermission, interregnum, interruption, interstice, interval, parenthesisWords Related to discontinuity caesura, comma, interspace, lag, pause, space, time lag, window; entr'acte; bumper; adjournment, discontinuance, lapse, suspension; lull, recess, respite, rest; subintervalNear Antonyms of discontinuity continuum, run, stretch; procession, progressionAntonyms of discontinuity continuation, continuity


Learn More about discontinuity


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up discontinuity? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

an inference not connected logically

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!