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One entry found for intermittent.
Entry Word: intermittent
Function: adjective
Text: 1 occurring or appearing at intervals <intermittent showers had me opening and closing my umbrella all day long>
Synonyms continual, periodic, periodical, recurrent, recurring
Related Words alternate, alternating, cyclic (or cyclical), rhythmic (or rhythmical), seasonal, serial; erratic, fitful, irregular, occasional, spasmodic, sporadic, spotty, unsteady
Near Antonyms eternal, everlasting, interminable, perpetual
Antonyms constant, continuous, incessant, unceasing
2 lacking in steadiness or regularity of occurrence <the breadwinner's intermittent employment put the family in a difficult position financially> -- see FITFUL