Synonyms for continual

Synonyms for (adjective) continual

Synonyms: continual

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

Usage: the continual banging of the shutters

Similar words: repetitive, insistent

Definition: repetitive and persistent

Usage: the bluejay's insistent cry


Similar words: running

Definition: continually repeated over a period of time

Usage: a running joke among us


Similar words: perennial, recurrent, repeated

Definition: recurring again and again

Usage: perennial efforts to stipulate the requirements


Similar words: relentless, unrelenting, persistent

Definition: never-ceasing

Usage: the relentless beat of the drums


Similar words: recurring, revenant

Definition: coming back

Usage: a revenant ghost


Synonyms: continual

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

Similar words: uninterrupted, continuous

Definition: continuing in time or space without interruption

Usage: a continuous rearrangement of electrons in the solar atoms results in the emission of light- James Jeans; a continuous bout of illness lasting six months; lived in continuous fear; a continuous row of warehouses; a continuous line has no gaps or breaks in it; moving midweek holidays to the nearest Monday or Friday allows uninterrupted work weeks