|part of speech:
||occurring at intervals; alternately stopping and starting.
There was rain, but it was intermittent and didn't entirely spoil the parade.
- assiduous, ceaseless, continual, continuous, incessant, perpetual, persistent, unceasing
- similar words:
- fitful, periodic
||discrete, erratic, infrequent, irregular, occasional, spotty
||intermittently (adv.), intermittence (n.)