HyperDic: continual

English > 2 senses of the word continual:
ADJECTIVEallcontinualoccurring without interruption
allcontinual'continual'(meaning / meaning seemingly uninterrupted) is often used interchangeably with 'continuous'(meaning / meaning without interruption)
continual > pronunciation
Soundskahntih'nyuwahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > continual: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOccurring without interruption; chiefly restricted to what recurs regularly or frequently in a prolonged and closely spaced series.
Example"the continual banging of the shutters"
Narrowerinsistent, repetitiveRepetitive and persistent
perennial, recurrent, repeatedrecurring again and again
persistent, relentless, unrelentingnever / never-ceasing
recurring, revenantComing back
runningcontinually repeated over a period of time
Oppositesporadicrecurring in scattered and irregular or unpredictable instances
Spanishcontinuo
Catalancontinu
Adverbscontinuallyseemingly without interruption
English > continual: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaning'continual'(meaning / meaning seemingly uninterrupted) is often used interchangeably with 'continuous'(meaning / meaning without interruption).
Broadercontinuous, uninterruptedContinuing in time or space without interruption
Spanishconstante, continuo

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