Synonyms for spasmodic
- bits and pieces
- fits and starts
Antonyms for spasmodic
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SPASMODIC
It was an element of spasmodic conscience than he saw here, and it troubled him.
Shocked into spasmodic action, the American jumped from barrel to ratlines.
It was strange that he should have slept at all, for there had been spasmodic firing all night.
The sole shadow on his career was a spasmodic tendency to be bored. '
But the benefit is spasmodic, discontinuous, and extremely limited.
Another emitted a spasmodic laugh through his chattering teeth.
His thinking processes were sluggish and spasmodic; but suddenly the truth came to him.
Her letter was supplicatory, spasmodic, full of sorrow, and full of love.
An enemy to spasms in every form, he abhors the Spasmodic School of Poets.
This control was spasmodic, because of the fewness of the watchbirds.
1681, from Medieval Latin spasmodicus, from Greek spasmodes "of the nature of a spasm," from spasmos (see spasm) + -odes "like."
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