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Antonyms for continuous
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. continuous, uninterrupted(adj)

    continuing in time or space without interruption

    "a continuous rearrangement of electrons in the solar atoms results in the emission of light"- James Jeans; "a continuous bout of illness lasting six months"; "lived in continuous fear"; "a continuous row of warehouses"; "a continuous line has no gaps or breaks in it"; "moving midweek holidays to the nearest Monday or Friday allows uninterrupted work weeks"

    Antonyms:
    noncontinuous, disjunct, disrupted, discontinuous

    Synonyms:
    uninterrupted

  2. continuous(adj)

    of a function or curve; extending without break or irregularity

    Antonyms:
    disjunct, discontinuous, disrupted, noncontinuous

    Synonyms:
    uninterrupted

Wiktionary

  1. continuous(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    broken, intermittent, discrete, interrupted, discontinuous, unbroken, disjoint, stepwise, disconnected

    Synonyms:
    constant, uninterrupted, incessant, never-ending, continual, ongoing, connected, unbroken, unending, unceasing

  2. continuous(adjective)

    Without break, cessation, or interruption; without intervening time.

    a continuous current of electricity

    Antonyms:
    unbroken, stepwise, discontinuous, disjoint, discrete, broken, disconnected, interrupted, intermittent

    Synonyms:
    unbroken, constant, ongoing, continual, never-ending, unending, uninterrupted, connected, unceasing, incessant

  3. continuous(adjective)

    Without intervening space; continued; protracted; extended.

    a continuous line of railroad

    Antonyms:
    disconnected, intermittent, interrupted, broken, unbroken, stepwise, disjoint, discontinuous, discrete

    Synonyms:
    incessant, constant, continual, unbroken, connected, never-ending, ongoing, unceasing, uninterrupted, unending

  4. continuous(adjective)

    Not deviating or varying from uniformity; not interrupted; not joined or articulated.

    Antonyms:
    unbroken, intermittent, disjoint, discrete, interrupted, broken, stepwise, disconnected, discontinuous

    Synonyms:
    ongoing, connected, unceasing, constant, never-ending, incessant, unbroken, continual, uninterrupted, unending

  5. continuous(adjective)

    Such that, for every \uE00028028 in the domain, for each small open interval \uE00028029 about \uE00028030, there's an interval containing \uE00028031 whose image is in \uE00028032.

    Antonyms:
    stepwise, discontinuous, intermittent, discrete, disconnected, disjoint, unbroken, broken, interrupted

    Synonyms:
    ongoing, connected, unending, continual, unbroken, uninterrupted, never-ending, incessant, constant, unceasing

  6. continuous(adjective)

    Such that each open set in the range has an open preimage.

    Each continuous function from the real line to the rationals is constant, since the rationals are totally disconnected.

    Antonyms:
    discontinuous, broken, stepwise, intermittent, unbroken, disjoint, interrupted, discrete, disconnected

    Synonyms:
    constant, ongoing, uninterrupted, incessant, unceasing, never-ending, connected, unending, continual, unbroken

  7. continuous(adjective)

    Expressing an ongoing action or state.

    Synonyms:
    connected, unending, continual, ongoing, never-ending, unceasing, incessant, uninterrupted, constant, unbroken

    Antonyms:
    discontinuous, interrupted, stepwise, disjoint, discrete, unbroken, disconnected, intermittent, broken

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. continuous

    Continuous describes that which is absolutely without pause or break; continual, that which often intermits, but as regularly begins again. A continuous beach is exposed to the continual beating of the waves. A similar distinction is made between incessant and ceaseless. The incessant discharge of firearms makes the ceaseless roar of battle. Constant is sometimes used in the sense of continual; but its chief uses are mental and moral.

    Synonyms:
    ceaseless, constant, continual, incessant, invariable, perpetual, regular, unbroken, unceasing, uninterrupted, unremitting, unvarying

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. continuous(a)

    Antonyms:
    intermittent, occasional, inconstant

    Synonyms:
    ceaseless, uninterrupted, unceasing, continual, constant, running

How to use continuous in a sentence?

  1. Hugh Prather:

    To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward in my actions and not from them.

  2. Henri Estienne:

    Human life is a continuous thread which each of us spins to his own pattern, rich and complex in meaning. There are no natural knots in it. Yet knots form, nearly always in adolescence.

  3. Japhter Rugut:

    Although the report confirms to us that there is work to be done, we have done a lot in terms of tests, education and continuous monitoring, kenya has many athletes, so comparing the frequency against the number of athletes may not give an accurate figure because the probability of getting positives are higher.

  4. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

    It is deeply disturbing that the initial steps of the talks have been undermined by the continuous lack of sufficient humanitarian access, and by a sudden increase of aerial bombings and military activities within Syria.

  5. Yutaka Miura:

    The Japanese market will likely stay unstable for a while, there are a lot of concerns in the market, but the two main things investors in Japan are concerned about now are a rising yen and continuous falls in U.S. shares.

How to pronounce continuous?

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How to say continuous in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#3450continuous
#9160discrete
#15273interrupted
#17552intermittent
#18891disconnected
#26950disrupted
#32391disjoint
#34685unbroken
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#52108stepwise
#119284disjunct

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