Synonyms of intermittent
periodicDictionary • After three hours of intermittent rain, the game was abandoned.
periodic • Periodic checks are made to ensure quality.
broken • nights of broken sleep
occasional • I still get the occasional nightmare about the accident.
irregular • She was suffering from an irregular heartbeat.
sporadic • The sound of sporadic shooting could still be heard.
recurrent • buildings in which staff suffer recurrent illness
fitful • He drifted off into a fitful sleep.
spasmodic • My husband's work was so spasmodic.
discontinuous • the discontinuous nature of the country's economic development
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• nights of broken sleep
discontinuousA process that is discontinuous happens in stages with intervals between them, rather than continuously.
• the discontinuous nature of the country's economic development
fitfulSomething that is fitful happens for irregular periods of time or occurs at irregular times, rather than being continuous.
• He drifted off into a fitful sleep.
Thesaurus for intermittent from the Collins English Thesaurus
occurring occasionally or at regular or irregular intervals; periodic