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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being occasional.

Usage examples (36)
  • Adjective : an intermittent pain
  • Later on, when the fever dwindles to chronic intermittence, it will no longer be contagious.
  • I remember he wound up with my health, proposed in a speech of small variety and considerable intermittence.
  • He remarked, also, that the intermittence of the child's power seemed to depend in a measure on her state of mind. for more
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  • Word of the 2008 Nat. Spelling Bee finals.[pellingbeeshirleys!Field2]
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