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Synonyms for interruption
ˌɪn təˈrʌp ʃənin·ter·rup·tion

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  1. break, interruption, disruption, gapnoun

    an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity

    "it was presented without commercial breaks"; "there was a gap in his account"

    Synonyms:
    disturbance, gap, commotion, jailbreak, respite, happy chance, crack, rift, intermission, break of serve, severance, falling out, prisonbreak, suspension, recess, faulting, breakout, flutter, hoo-hah, geological fault, hurly burly, spread, col, to-do, break, good luck, breaking, disruption, open frame, gaolbreak, dislocation, breach, breakage, perturbation, fault, pause, shift, fracture, time out, kerfuffle, opening, rupture, hoo-ha, prison-breaking

  2. interruption, breaknoun

    some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity

    "the telephone is an annoying interruption"; "there was a break in the action when a player was hurt"

    Synonyms:
    recess, good luck, rift, fault, prison-breaking, breakout, fracture, suspension, break of serve, happy chance, respite, geological fault, faulting, shift, time out, severance, pause, open frame, breach, breakage, disruption, jailbreak, gap, falling out, prisonbreak, breaking, intermission, rupture, gaolbreak, break

  3. pause, intermission, break, interruption, suspensionnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    prison-breaking, gap, jailbreak, respite, happy chance, rift, intermission, 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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. interruptionnoun

    Synonyms:
    hinderance, stop, obstruction, obstacle, impediment

  2. interruptionnoun

    Synonyms:
    intermission, pause, suspension, cessation, discontinuance

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How to use interruption in a sentence?

  1. August Strindberg:

    Sorrow has the fortunate peculiarity that it preys upon itself. It dies of starvation. Since it is essentially an interruption of habits, it can be replaced by new habits. Constituting, as it does, a void, it is soon filled up by a real horror vacuum.

  2. Bob McNally:

    For a politician, an 'emergency' may have less to do with an interruption in supply and more to do with voter anger about rising gasoline prices.

  3. Geoffrey Berman:

    I learned in a press release from the Attorney General tonight that I was' stepping down' as United States Attorney. I have not resigned, and have no intention of resigning, my position, to which I was appointed by the Judges of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, i will step down when a presidentially appointed nominee is confirmed by the Senate. Until then, our investigations will move forward without delay or interruption.

  4. James Bennett:

    With a strong cash balance, we will continue operations without interruption, including paying employees, vendors and service providers, today's actions will preserve liquidity and flexibility as we continue to engage in constructive dialogue with our stakeholders.

  5. Suzanne Halpin:

    We will continue to provide exceptional care at all of our hospitals, without interruption.


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