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kənˈtɪn yu əlcon·tin·u·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. continual(adj)

    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. continual(adj)

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


  1. continual(Adjective)

    Recurring in steady, rapid succession.

    Etymology: From continuel, from continuel, from continuus

  2. continual(Adjective)

    Seemingly continuous; appearing to have no end or interruption.

    Etymology: From continuel, from continuel, from continuus

  3. continual(Adjective)

    Forming a continuous series.

    Etymology: From continuel, from continuel, from continuus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Continual(adj)

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

  2. Continual(adj)

    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. Next Media:

    This is a continual effort to try to intimidate the press in Hong Kong, this is raw and pure intimidation.

  2. J. Mark Wallace:

    Life is a continual upgrade.

  3. Michael Gresty:

    The reason that we can't understand these motions; the brain if you like can't understand these motions, is that there's continual conflict between what is upright and whether you should lean to balance yourself in the environment or whether you're actually experiencing a sideways acceleration force. You imagine being on a bicycle or a motorbike; you go round a corner, you lean into the corner which remains perfectly upright in physics. You don't so that in a car, you don't do that on a ship - you're actually struggling to find out what is upright and what's the best way of dealing with it.

  4. Lloyd Dobens and Clare Crawford-Mason, Thinking About Quality:

    Continual improvement is an unending journey.

  5. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    He held her hand because he wanted her heart; then gazed into her empty eyes and realized nothing was there. Often, the emotions of someone we love are dismissed in a continual effort to remain.

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    of persons; taken advantage of
    • A. brilliant
    • B. victimised
    • C. abrupt
    • D. sought

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