Synonyms and Antonyms of interruption

  1. 1 a break in continuity an interruption in cable service during the lightning storm Synonyms discontinuity, hiatus, hiccup (also hiccough), interim, interlude, intermission, interregnum, gap, interstice, interval, parenthesisRelated Words caesura, comma, interspace, lag, pause, space, time lag, window; entr'acte; bumper; adjournment, discontinuance, lapse, suspension; lull, recess, respite, rest; subintervalNear Antonyms continuum, run, stretch; procession, progressionAntonyms continuation, continuity

  2. 2 a momentary halt in an activity a brief interruption in the discussion while we all got coffee Synonyms break, breath, breather, pause, lull, recessRelated Words time-out; interim, interlude, intermission, interval, respite, rest; cessation, discontinuance, downtime, ending, expiration, finishing, hitch, lapse, stoppage, stopping, termination; abeyance, moratorium, surcease, suspension; discontinuity, gap, hiatusNear Antonyms continuation, endurance, persistence, progress, progression; extension, prolongation

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