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Definitions for continual
kənˈtɪn yu əlcon·tin·u·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. continualadjective

    occurring without interruption; chiefly restricted to what recurs regularly or frequently in a prolonged and closely spaced series

    "the continual banging of the shutters"

  2. continualadjective

    `continual' (meaning seemingly uninterrupted) is often used interchangeably with `continuous' (meaning without interruption)


  1. continualadjective

    Recurring in steady, rapid succession.

    Etymology: From continuel, from continuel, from continuus

  2. continualadjective

    Seemingly continuous; appearing to have no end or interruption.

    Etymology: From continuel, from continuel, from continuus

  3. continualadjective

    Forming a continuous series.

    Etymology: From continuel, from continuel, from continuus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Continualadjective

    proceeding without interruption or cesstaion; continuous; unceasing; lasting; abiding

  2. Continualadjective

    occuring in steady and rapid succession; very frequent; often repeated

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of continual in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of continual in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of continual in a Sentence

  1. Prof Jacobs:

    So the occupation is pretty continual.

  2. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:

    Everything in the world may be endured, except continual prosperity.

  3. Sashi Brown:

    Johnny's continual involvement in incidents that run counter to those expectations undermines the hard work of his teammates and the reputation of our organization. His status with our team will be addressed when permitted by league rules.

  4. Jane Austen:

    What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance.

  5. Peter J. Davies:

    Motivation is like food for the brain. You cannot get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular top up's.

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    an unpleasant or disastrous destiny
    • A. doom
    • B. signify
    • C. accompany
    • D. interrupt

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