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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being spasmodic and irregular.

Usage examples (32)
  • The peril is there always, and the bread turns up with extreme fitfulness.
  • It takes a picture (1) of the energy exerted, and (2) of the regularity or fitfulness of the manner in which energy is exerted.
  • That fitfulness discredited the party, and Besancenot has thrived on the upshot: disappointed blue-collar and public-sector workers.
  • Rumours of popular conspiracy, fresh discoveries by the police, and new tales of imperial eccentricity, kept the public mind in constant fitfulness. for more
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