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  1. fitfullyadverb

    in a fitful manner

    "he slept fitfully"


  1. fitfullyadverb

    In a fitful manner; irregularly or unsteadily.

    He slept fitfully, plagued by bad dreams and a persistent cough.


  1. fitfully

    Fitfully refers to something occurring irregularly or in an inconsistent, unsteady manner. It's often used to describe actions that start, stop, and start again, or behaviors that are unpredictably variable.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fitfully in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fitfully in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of fitfully in a Sentence

  1. Alfred North Whitehead:

    We cannot think first and act afterward. From the moment of birth we are immersed in action, and can only fitfully guide it by taking thought.

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