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1. hiatus

noun. ['haɪˈeɪtəs'] an interruption in the intensity or amount of something.

Synonyms

  • remittal
  • remission
  • respite
  • defervescence
  • abatement
  • suspension
  • subsidence
  • reprieve
  • break

Antonyms

  • keep
  • respect
  • explode
  • begin

Etymology

  • hiatus (Latin)
  • hio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Hiatus

  • comitatus
  • pilatus
  • copetas
  • status

How do you pronounce hiatus?

Pronounce hiatus as haɪˈeɪtəs.

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Sentences with hiatus


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you are new to working out or have taken an extended hiatus, start slowly.

2. hiatus

noun. ['haɪˈeɪtəs'] a natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure.

Synonyms

  • foramen
  • foramen magnum
  • interventricular foramen
  • foramen of Monro
  • gap
  • opening

Antonyms

  • activity
  • action
  • activeness
  • keep quiet

Etymology

  • hiatus (Latin)
  • hio (Latin)

3. hiatus

noun. ['haɪˈeɪtəs'] a missing piece (as a gap in a manuscript).

Antonyms

  • stay

Etymology

  • hiatus (Latin)
  • hio (Latin)
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