Discontinuity

(Roget's Thesaurus)
-->Interrupted sequence.
<- N
PARAG:Discontinuity->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ discontinuity
discontinuity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ disjunction
disjunction
&c. 44
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ anacoluthon
anacoluthon
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ interruption
interruption
break
fracture
flaw
fault
crack
cut
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ gap
gap
&c.(interval) 198
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ solution of continuity
solution of continuity
caesura
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ broken thread
broken thread
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ parenthesis
parenthesis
episode
rhapsody
patchwork
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ intermission
intermission
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ alternation
alternation
&c.(periodicity) 138
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ dropping fire
dropping fire
PARAG:Discontinuity->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be discontinuous
be discontinuous
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ alternate
alternate
intermit
sputter
stop and start
hesitate
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ discontinue
discontinue
pause
interrupt
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ intervene
intervene
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ break
break
break in upon
break off
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ interpose
interpose
&c. 228
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ break the thread
break the thread
snap the thread
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ disconnect
disconnect
&c.(disjoin) 44
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ dissever
dissever
PARAG:Discontinuity->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ discontinuous
discontinuous
unsuccessive
broken
interrupted
dicousu
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ disconnected
disconnected
unconnected
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ discrete
discrete
disjunctive
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ fitful
fitful
&c.(irregular) 139
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ spasmodic
spasmodic
desultory
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ intermitting
intermitting
occasional
&c.->V.
intermittent
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ alternate
alternate
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ recurrent
recurrent
&c.(periodic) 138
PARAG:Discontinuity->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ at intervals
at intervals
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ by snatches
by snatches
by jerks
by skips
by catches
by fits and starts
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ skippingly
skippingly
per saltum
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ longo intervallo
longo intervallo

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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