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Synonyms for continual
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. continual(adj)

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

    "the continual banging of the shutters"

    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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. continual(a)

    Synonyms:
    ceaseless, incessant, constant, uninterrupted, unremitting

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How to use continual in a sentence?

  1. Lloyd Dobens and Clare Crawford-Mason, Thinking About Quality:

    Continual improvement is an unending journey.

  2. Albert Einstein:

    The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder.

  3. Jazmin Kay:

    I am 23 years old and have lived through more unprecedented historical events than I can count. From 9/11, to extreme weather events, living in a continual state of economic recession, losing family members to a global pandemic, or seeing the United States Capitol ransacked by right-wing domestic terrorists. In all of these things, the first-hand experience of young people is invaluable. There's no way to fully understand that unless you have lived that, our brains are wired to be curious right now and to want to think of solutions.

  4. J. Mark Wallace:

    Life is a continual upgrade.

  5. Robert Burton:

    A good conscience is a continual feast.


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