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1. continual

adjective. ['kənˈtɪnjuːəl'] occurring without interruption; chiefly restricted to what recurs regularly or frequently in a prolonged and closely spaced series.

Synonyms

  • perennial
  • persistent
  • unrelenting
  • repetitive
  • recurring
  • recurrent
  • revenant
  • relentless
  • running
  • repeated

Antonyms

  • beseeching
  • short
  • docile
  • forgettable

Etymology

  • continuel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • continuel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Continual

  • annual
  • asexual
  • audiovisual
  • biannual
  • bisexual
  • conceptual
  • consensual
  • consensual
  • contractual
  • eventual
  • eventual
  • factual
  • gradual
  • habitual
  • ineffectual
  • intellectual
  • intellectual
  • manual
  • massmutual
  • menstrual

Sentences with continual


1. Adjective
Celosia is low maintenance and its continual blooms through fall add interest when lavender bloom begin to subside.

Quotes about continual


1. Music is as integral to me as my own DNA. My life has become a continual soundtrack, with music underscoring the most powerful and even the most banal moments of my life.
- Danielle de Niese

2. I have no time for specialized concerns, working themes or variations that lead to mastery... I like the indefinite, the boundless; I like continual uncertainty. Other qualities may be more conducive to achievement, publicity, success; but they are all outworn - as outworn as ideologies, opinions, concepts and names for things.
- Gerhard Richter

3. Everyone is a salesman, and the product is each person. Personal branding is being conscious to the continual nature of selling yourself.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. continual

adjective. ['kənˈtɪnjuːəl'] continual' (meaning seemingly uninterrupted) is often used interchangeably withcontinuous' (meaning without interruption).

Synonyms

  • uninterrupted

Antonyms

  • caducous
  • placable

Etymology

  • continuel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • continuel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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