Definitions of continual

  1. `continual' (meaning seemingly uninterrupted) is often used interchangeably with `continuous' (meaning without interruption) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. seemingly without interruption; chiefly restricted to what recurs regularly or frequently in a prolonged and closely spaced series; "the continual banging of the shutters" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Proceeding without interruption or cesstaion; continuous; unceasing; lasting; abiding. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. Occuring in steady and rapid succession; very frequent; often repeated. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. Proceeding without interruption; incessant; constant. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Without interruption: unceasing. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Without interruption; incessant; often repeated. A continual fever, one that goes on without intermission to a crisis. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. Without interruption or cessation; unceasing; perpetual; constant. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for continual

  1. Continual relates to acts that are frequently repeated. – Slips of Speech by John H. Bechtel
  2. Fixed idea of Miriam's continual presence- what's that line? – The Professor's Mystery by Wells Hastings Brian Hooker