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1. interruption

noun. ['ˌɪntɝˈʌpʃən'] an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity.

Synonyms

  • cut-in
  • interpellation
  • holdup
  • interpolation
  • barracking
  • breaking off
  • interjection
  • abruption
  • insert
  • gap
  • break
  • disruption
  • heckling
  • delay

Antonyms

  • action
  • activeness
  • agitate
  • worry

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Words that Rhyme with Interruption

  • anticorruption
  • disruption
  • eruption
  • corruption

Example sentences of the word interruption


1. Noun, singular or mass
The heater automatically transfers to the battery backup with no interruption in service should electricity fail.

Quotes containing the word interruption


1. The Warrior's Way To the warrior,peace is an annoying interruption of war.
- Beryl Dov

2. interruption

noun. ['ˌɪntɝˈʌpʃən'] some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity.

Synonyms

  • dislocation
  • occurrence
  • happening
  • eclipse
  • suspension
  • respite
  • abatement
  • hiatus
  • occultation
  • reprieve
  • break
  • natural event
  • disruption
  • punctuation

Antonyms

  • change
  • wake
  • be active
  • lie

3. interruption

noun. ['ˌɪntɝˈʌpʃən'] a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something.

Synonyms

  • time interval
  • respite
  • lull
  • rest
  • dead air
  • rest period
  • hold
  • break
  • blackout
  • time lag
  • postponement
  • lapse
  • halftime
  • interval
  • pause
  • wait
  • delay
  • relief
  • letup
  • intermission
  • caesura
  • time-out

Antonyms

  • stand
  • derestrict
  • deny
  • enable
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