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Synonyms for intermission
ˌɪn tərˈmɪʃ ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. intermission(noun)

    the act of suspending activity temporarily

    Synonyms:
    suspension, interruption, break, pause

  2. pause, intermission, break, interruption, suspension(noun)

    a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something

    Synonyms:
    prison-breaking, gap, jailbreak, respite, happy chance, interruption, rift, severance, gaolbreak, falling out, hanging, prisonbreak, suspension, recess, faulting, breakout, geological fault, break, good luck, breaking, disruption, reprieve, open frame, abatement, break of serve, hiatus, breach, breakage, abeyance, suspension system, fault, pause, shift, fracture, time out, temporary removal, rupture, dangling

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. intermission

    Ease denotes freedom from cause of disturbance, whether external or internal. Quiet denotes freedom from agitation, or especially from annoying sounds. Rest is a cessation of activity especially of wearying or painful activity. Recreation is some pleasing activity of certain organs or faculties that affords rest to other parts of our nature that have become weary. Repose is a laying down, primarily of the body, and figuratively a similar freedom from toil or strain of mind. Repose is more complete than rest; a pause is a momentary cessation of activity; a black-smith finds a temporary rest while the iron is heating, but he does not yield to repose; in a pause of battle a soldier rests on his arms; after the battle the victor reposes on his laurels. Sleep is the perfection of repose, the most complete rest; slumber is a light and ordinarily pleasant form of sleep. In the figurative sense, rest of mind, soul, conscience, is not mere cessation of activity, but a pleasing, tranquil relief from all painful and wearying activity; repose is even more deep, tranquil, and complete.

    Synonyms:
    calm, calmness, cessation, ease, pause, peace, peacefulness, quiescence, quiet, quietness, quietude, recreation, repose, rest, sleep, slumber, stay, stillness, stop, tranquillity

    Antonyms:
    agitation, commotion, disquiet, disturbance, excitement, motion, movement, restlessness, rush, stir, strain, toil, tumult, unrest, work

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. intermission

    Synonyms:
    cessation, interruption, discontinuance, suspension, recurrence, pause, rest, stop, interval

    Antonyms:
    continuity, continuance, permanence, perpetuity, constancy, uninterruptedness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. intermission(n.)

    Synonyms:
    remission, suspension, suspense, stoppage, stop, interruption, pause, rest, respite

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How to use intermission in a sentence?

  1. John Selden:

    Pleasure is nothing else but the intermission of pain.

  2. Arnold H. Glasgow:

    Make your life a mission-not an intermission.

  3. Arnold Glasgow:

    Make your life a mission - not an intermission.


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