continual synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term continual:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. continual(adj)

    occurring without interruption; chiefly restricted to what recurs regularly or frequently in a prolonged and closely spaced series

    Antonyms:
    irregular, stray, noncontinuous, discontinuous, periodic, spasmodic, fitful, intermittent, isolated, unpredictable, sporadic, occasional

  2. continual(adj)

    `continual' (meaning seemingly uninterrupted) is often used interchangeably with `continuous' (meaning without interruption)

    Antonyms:
    irregular, unpredictable, periodic, spasmodic, intermittent, discontinuous, noncontinuous, sporadic, fitful, stray, isolated, occasional

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. continual

    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, continuous, incessant, invariable, perpetual, regular, unbroken, unceasing, uninterrupted, unremitting, unvarying

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. continual(a.)

    Synonyms:
    perpetual, uninterrupted, unceasing, incessant, unremitting, endless, everlasting, eternal, interminable, constant, continuous

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

continuous, constant, continuing, ongoing, continued, continues, permanent, steady, on-going, sustained, perpetual, continuously



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