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  • nounbreak, recess
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Synonyms for intermission

noun break, recess
  • interruption
  • interval
  • lull
  • abeyance
  • breather
  • cessation
  • doldrums
  • dormancy
  • downtime
  • interim
  • interlude
  • interregnum
  • latency
  • layoff
  • parenthesis
  • pause
  • quiescence
  • quiescency
  • respite
  • rest
  • spell
  • stop
  • stoppage
  • suspense
  • suspension
  • time
  • time-out
  • wait
  • abeyancy
  • break-off
  • breathing spell
  • let-up

Antonyms for intermission

  • continuation
  • action
  • activity
  • beginning
  • go
  • persistence
  • start
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More words related to intermission

abeyance

noun. being inactive or suspended
  • discontinuation
  • dormancy
  • inactivity
  • intermission
  • latency
  • postponement
  • quiescence
  • recess
  • remission
  • suspension
  • temporarily deferred
  • waiting

break

noun. interruption of activity

cessation

noun. ending
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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