intermittent[ in-ter-mit-nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF 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.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INTERMITTENT
- at various times
- every once in a while
- every so often
- on certain occasions
- going on
- without end