continuity

[ kon-tn-oo-i-tee, -tn-yoo ]SEE DEFINITION OF continuity
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONTINUITY

It was not the continuity of men's lives I felt, but their oneness.

There must be continuity of this structure too, for to sever a nerve is to paralyze all beyond.

The word 'continuity' suggests the possibility of resolving all differences into differences of quantity.

We prize the sensation of our continuity, and we can only capture it in that way.

Oh, metaphorically, I mean—there's a break in the continuity.

Nor were the early Christians so anxious as is often supposed to disclaim this continuity.

Or Science and its continuity with Presbyterianism—data like this are damned at birth.

In Continuity, all things must have resemblances with all other things.

The continuity of the political and religious tradition cannot be doubted.

We seek rather to illustrate the continuity of her influence.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Middle French continuité, from Latin continuitatem (nominative continuitas), from continuus (see continue). Cinematographic sense is recorded from 1921, American English.

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