Continual meaning

kən-tĭn'yo͝o-əl
The definition of continual is ongoing, or occurring frequently or without pause.

If someone is constantly making noise and barely ever taking a break, this is an example of continual noise.

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Recurring regularly or frequently.

Continual improvements in technology.

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Not interrupted; steady.

A process that requires continual monitoring.

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Happening over and over again; repeated often; going on in rapid succession.
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Going on uninterruptedly; continuous.
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Recurring in steady, rapid succession.
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(proscribed) Seemingly continuous; appearing to have no end or interruption.
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(proscribed) Forming a continuous series.
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Origin of continual

  • From Middle English continuel, from Old French continuel, from Latin continuus (“continuous”)
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