Synonyms for intermittent
- by bits and pieces
- every other
- here and there
- now and then
- on and off
Antonyms for intermittent
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INTERMITTENT
At last they died off softly, like the intermittent drops that end a day of rain.
He had intermittent periods of numbness in the lower half of his body.
From within it there came a tiny hum, intermittent, almost inaudible.
It is a kind of attention which we pay to ourselves, and is intermittent rather than continuous.
Jeff's face had cleared of its brooding and its intermittent scowl.
The fact that it is intermittent seems to have them stopped.
There were intermittent artillery actions all along the front.
A malarial or intermittent fever, well known in Africa and India.
If it is variable, intermittent, and otherwise ineffective, the discipline is bad.
According to his observations and those of the nurse there was an intermittent coma.
c.1600, from Latin intermittentem (nominative intermittens), present participle of intermittere (see intermission). Related: Intermittently.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INTERMITTENT
- out of order
- up and down