- Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
|part of speech:
||a pause or interruption between periods of activity; respite; recess.
The bombing continued through the night without any intermission.
- similar words:
- abeyance, pause, recess, respite
||the pause or interval between parts of a play, concert, or other public performance.
The movie was long, and we were glad that there was an intermission.
||the act of intermitting or temporarily suspending activity.
||the state of being intermitted or temporarily suspended.
||break, cease, cessation, halt, interval, lapse, layoff, lull, vacation, wait